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Tigers pepper Omaha North for 11 goals in district opener

Tigers pepper Omaha North for 11 goals in district opener

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Fremont scored early and often on the way to a 11-1 win over Omaha North Saturday in the opening round of the Class A-3 district tournament.

“The kids came out and did what we asked them to do, we said we wanted to get on them early,” Fremont coach Sean Murphy said.

The Tigers pounced in the opening six minutes of the match with Edgar Morales finding the back of the net in the second minute with JanCarlos Magana punching the second goal of the game in the sixth minute.

CK Dieu extended the Tigers’ lead to 3-0 in the 18th minute with the first of two goals on the day.

Alexis Paz tallied the fourth goal five minutes later in the 23rd minute.

Herman Castellanos snuck in a goal in the 27th minute as his shot slipped through the Viking’s goal keeper’s mitts.

Fremont went into the half up 5-0.

Alex Langenfeld took over the goal scoring efforts in the second half, netting a hat trick with goals in the 45th, 54th and 59th minute to extend Fremont’s lead to 8-0.

Dieu secured his second goal of the game in the 71st minute followed by Alex M securing a goal in the 74th minute.

Omaha North broke up the shutout with five minutes to play.

Kevin Fuentes finished off the Tigers scoring in the 77th minute, converting a penalty kick to set the final score at 11-1.

Elven goals matches a season-high for the Tigers, which also came against Omaha North, with nine goals coming off an assist. Joel Barcenas led the Tigers with three.

“A lot of guys were seeing their teammates, they weren’t making it about themselves and they were trying to make the right play instead of the selfish play,” Murphy said.

Fremont sits at 6-9 on the season after the win.

“We had a lot of guys get in, a lot of guys score, so it was a good way to end your last home game,” Murphy said.

The Fremont girls team fell 3-0 to North Platte in their district opener, ending the year with a 4-12 record.

The Bulldogs scored all three goals in the first half.

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