Mt. Vernon Register-News

Sports

October 10, 2013

Rams roll past Centralia

Jones, Donoho tally hat tricks

MT. VERNON —

The Rams soccer offense buried Centralia 8-0 Thursday.

I really liked that,” Mt. Vernon coach Jim Duncan said of his team's offensive approach.

Mac Jones and Adam Donoho both finished the game with hat tricks to lead the Rams on offense. Duncan made a switch with the two players. He pushed Donoho higher up in the attack, which allowed Jones to play in more of an attacking midfield role.

Adam was hungry for it, and Mac I think likes the freedom a little better in the midfield, having the ball at his feet so he can make some moves.”

Mt. Vernon raced to a 4-0 lead just 14 minutes into the game. Jones and Donoho helped to build the big advantage with a pair of goals each to start.

Both earned their hat trick later in the opening half.

Jones finished off his third score with about 10 minutes left in the half. Donoho struck a third time when Dalton McGowen lofted a free kick into the penalty area. Donoho won the ball in the air and headed the ball into the back of the net. The score gave Mt. Vernon a 6-0 edge at halftime.

I told them at halftime I said, 'Let's take this game to the (regional) what we're doing here today,'” Duncan said.

Donoho had a chance for a fourth goal two minutes into the second half. He broke away from the Centralia defense, but he fed a pass across the box to Josh Cortez, who finished with a goal.

The score put the Rams ahead 7-0. Joseph McDanel added another score with three minutes left in the game.

Mt. Vernon's defense was rarely tested throughout the game. The Orphans finished with five shots on goal. Mt. Vernon's J.J. Wiegel ended with two saves.

Mt. Vernon is 9-7-1 this season. The Rams travel to Bresse Mater Dei on Monday.

1
Text Only
Sports
  • Rays win 6th straight, 7-2 over Cardinals

     Jake Odorizzi allowed two runs over 5 2-3 innings and Yunel Escobar highlighted a five-run fifth inning with a two-run double to lead the Tampa Bay Rays to a 7-2 victory over the StLouis Cardinals on Tuesday night.

    July 22, 2014

  • MTV-Salem Junior Legion Salem ends Mt. Vernon's season

    A sacrifice fly made the difference in Salem's 1-0 win against the Post 141 Junior Legion team Monday.

    July 21, 2014 1 Photo

  • Breese shuts down Mt. Vernon

    Post 141's Junior Legion team lost 4-0 to the Breese Gray Post 976 squad on Sunday in the district title game.

    July 20, 2014

  • Juniors top Salem

    An early lead and strong pitching propelled the Post 141 Junior Legion team to a 3-1 win over Salem in the district tournament semifinals Saturday afternoon.

    July 19, 2014

  • 7-19 jr. legion cut Lyday shuts out Bluford MT. VERNON — Jeremiah Lyday went the distance and Mt. Vernon’s Jr. Legion squad did just enough offensively to advance in the district tournament at Brennan Klein Field on Friday.Lyday scattered three hits and recorded six strikeouts as Post 141 shut

    July 19, 2014 1 Photo

  • cardinals.jpg Holliday powers Cardinals past Dodgers, 3-2

    ST. LOUIS (AP) — Matt Holliday homered and doubled with three RBIs, and Lance Lynn won his third straight start for the St. Louis Cardinals in a 3-2 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Friday night.

    July 18, 2014 1 Photo

  • DSC_0002.JPG Basketball camp concludes at Changnon

    About 75 kids in the Mt. Vernon region participated in an offensive skills basketball camp this week at Changnon Gym.

    July 17, 2014 1 Photo

  • trout.jpg Jeter, Trout lead AL over NL 5-3 in All-Star game

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Derek Jeter soaked in the adulation from fans and players during one more night on baseball's national stage, set the tone for the American League with a pregame speech and then delivered two final All-Star hits.

    July 16, 2014 1 Photo

  • DSC_0001.JPG Post 141 falls at Centralia

    CENTRALIA — Centralia broke a 6-6 deadlock with a four-run outburst in the seventh inning to take a 10-7 West Division Senior Legion victory over Mt. Vernon on Tuesday.

    July 16, 2014 1 Photo

  • Brewers maintain lead heading to break

    MILWAUKEE (AP) — The end of a seven-game losing streak lifted the spirits of the Milwaukee Brewers.

    July 14, 2014

Tom Lindley Sports