October 12, 2010


Rockets settle for 3rd

POLAND — The DeRuyter Central boys’ soccer team finished third in the Poland Tournament over the weekend, losing to the hosts 3-1 on Saturday and beating Stockbridge Valley 2-1 on Sunday.
Isaac McIntosh converted an assist from Al Cizenski with a minute left to avert the shutout against Poland. Matt Sypelt scored two goals and Henry Rosenburg had the other goal for the Tornadoes, who got seven saves from goalkeeper Tate Coe. Kyle Tiffany made 10 saves for the Rockets, who were outshot 14-8.
Connor Grime scored off a T.J. Moade corner kick and McIntosh got the game-winner eight minutes into the second half, again assisted by Cizenski, as DeRuyter beat the Cougars, whose lone goal came from Brandon Pupp. The winners got 10 saves from Tiffany and had a 15-11 shot advantage, Robert Reeder making 13 saves for SV.
The Rockets, now 5-7 overall, return to Central Counties League play, where they’re 2-6, by visiting Brookfield on Wednesday.


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