Manti soccer takes lead in 2A Central Region

Manti soccer takes lead in 2A Central Region


Bob Bahlmann

Staff Writer



MOAB—Four games into the regular season, the Manti boy’s soccer team is the only team in the 2A Central Region with an unblemished league record.

With solid wins over Wasatch Academy and Grand County, the Templars look to be the team to beat in region play.

On Tuesday, March 21, the Templars traveled to Wasatch Academy where Cort Olson got the three-goal hat trick to lead Manti to a 3-1 win over the Tigers.

Suatcan Karmazin had the goal for Wasatch Academy.

Thursday, March 23, saw the Templars making the drive to Moab to play Grand County. The Templar defense earned a shutout in the 3-0 win over the Red Devils.

Justin Bawden was in goal for Manti to earn another shutout.

Three Templars scored in the game, with Olson being joined by Dyson Allen and Jorge Lemus, each finding the back of the net.

The Templars will take Spring Break week off. Their next game will be in Manti against Wasatch Academy on Tuesday, April 4, followed bay another home game on Thursday, April 6 against South Sevier.