Ruiz hat trick lifts Chieftains to victoryPublished 8:34am Thursday, September 19, 2013
Jorge Ruiz picked up a hat trick, including the final two goals of the match to lift the Dowagiac soccer team to a 5-4 win over visiting Coloma in Wolverine Conference West Division play Wednesday.
Both teams scored three goals in the opening 40 minutes of action, but the Chieftains finally figured out a way to slow down the Comets and outscored them 2-1 in the second half.
“As you can see it was the battle of offenses,” Dowagiac coach Mike Williams said. “Coloma had two very strong forwards that were hard to handle. We finally were able to put together good offensive attacks and finish. It was a really good win for us. he boys worked really hard and finished strong.”
Coloma 3, Dowagiac 3
D – Jorge Ruiz 14th minute
C – Gonzalez 19th minute
D – Jerimiah Guernsey 29th minute
C – Hunter 30th minute
C – Gonzalez 35th minute
D – Lalo Meza 38th minute
C – Dmitrovic a42nd minute
D – Ruiz 50th minute
D – Ruiz 51st minute
Shots on goal