Baylor blitzes PJP II in soccer, 3-0

Baylor blitzes PJP II in soccer, 3-0

May 15th, 2011 by Staff Report in Sports - Preps

DIVISION-II STATE FIRST ROUND


BAYLOR 3, JOHN PAUL II 0

• Halftime score: 0-0.

• Goals: Ramsey Seagle, Max Kanerva, Lucas Baker.

• Assists: Julian Baker 2.

• Shots: 8-8.

• Saves: Henrique Ribiero 8 (B); Matthew Nelson 5 (PJP II).

• Record: Baylor 6-6-5.

NASHVILLE - Sixth-seeded Baylor erupted in the second half to beat fourth seed Pope John Paul II 3-0 in the first round of the Division II state boys' soccer tournament Saturday.

The Red Raiders scored six minutes into the second half on a penalty kick by Ramsey Seagle, after Max Kanerva was taken down in the box. The flow went back and forth after that, but again it was Baylor finishing a scoreless sequence with Kanerva drilling a 20-yard shot into the net from a Julian Baker pass in the 57th minute.

Baker assisted on a score by Lucas Baker in the 73rd minute.

Henrique Ribiero was credited with eight saves for the Red Raiders, who improved to 6-6-5.

"I am very proud of our guys to go on the road and get a huge win in the state tournament," Baylor coach Curtis Blair said. He cited Peter Bearisto, Jeff Shibata, Trantum Workman, Will Hitchcock, Ribiero and Julian Baker as playing "very well."