The East Ridge soccer team bounced back from a close district loss to Hixson on Tuesday with a blowout of Sale Creek on Wednesday at Camp Jordan, dispatching Sale Creek, 8-0.
The win improves the Pioneers’ record to 3-2 overall and 3-1 in District 6-A/AA.
Hunter Schobert and Sean Fannin scored two goals apiece for East Ridge. Rijad Kazic, Jarwin Vasquez and Rivaldo Yoc Bamaca also scored. Marco Briseno and the Luis Guzman had two assists for the squad. Yoc Bamaca, and Eric Lopez also picked up assists.
On Tuesday, the Pioneers lost a squeaker to a good Hixson squad, 2-1. East Ridge scored early on a penalty kick by Guzman, before Hixson scored at the end of the first half, knotting the score at 1-1. Hixson scored the winning goal on a corner kick in the final three minutes of the game.
Coach Jeremy McIntyre’s team will not rest over Spring Break, as mandatory practice sessions have been called for three days next week. The Pioneers will host a tough Chattanooga Christian at Camp Jordan on April 9 at 7 p.m.