Kevin Miller booted home two goals Thursday as Columbian flattened North Central Ohio Soccer Association foe Old Fort 8-0 at Frost-Kalnow Stadium for its first win of the year.
Miller first goal put the Tornadoes (1-2, 1-1 NCOSA) up 2-0 in the eighth minute, and his second extended the lead to 6-0 in the 53rd minute.
Nathaniel Gilmer and Logan Anway had the other two goals in the first half. Gilmer scored on a penalty kick and Anway's goal went in of a deflection of the Old Fort goalkeeper.
Columbian’s Nathaniel Gilmer converts a penalty kick for a goal in the third minute of Thursday’s game against Old?Fort at Frost-Kalnow Stadium.
Alex Demith, Jay Gase, Jared Luzader and Marco Alonzo all scored in the second half.
Assists came from Demith and Luzader.
Columbian out-shot Old Fort 30-3.
Eric Sherman (1) and Alex Charlton (2) combined for three TC saves.
Jake Wilson stopped 20 shots for the Stockaders (0-3).
Rams tie Black Knights
UPPER SANDUSKY - Neither team scored Thursday as Upper Sandusky and Van Buren fought to a scoreless draw in North Central Ohio Soccer Association play.
Clay Musgrave tallied seven saves for the Rams against Van Buren's 10 shots. It was the first non-win for the Rams (4-0-1, 1-0-1 NCOSA) this year.
Nathan Maynard gave the Black Knights (2-1-1, 0-0-1) three saves. Upper Sandusky took nine shots.
Upper Sandusky arguably had the two best chances at goals, but came away empty handed.
The first came when a shot hit the crossbar and just missed going over the goal line when it hit the ground.
The second occurred when Maynard came out of the net and one of his defenders kicked the ball away a the last second.
Warriors, Hornets end knotted up
RAWSON - Cambria Kohlenberg scored in the third minute and Ally Weinandy stopped a penalty kick in the 78th Thursday as Mohawk battled Cory-Rawson to a 1-1 tie in girls soccer.
Kohlenberg's goal was unassisted and gave the Warriors the lead.
The Hornets countered two minutes later when Hayley Wertz scored unassisted.
Weinandy ended with nine saves for Mohawk, which was out-shot 10-2.