IMLAY CITY — Sixth-rated Imlay City saw to it their season would continue a bit longer, accomplishing the feat with a 4-0 triumph against visiting Richmond in a Division 3 boys’ district soccer title encounter last Wednesday.
It marked the second straight year Imlay City has earned the distinction of regional champions.
With the outcome, Imlay City raises their mark to 21-3-1 this season.
In Wednesday’s encounter, Imlay City bolted out to a 4-0 advantage after one half was over with.
That was followed by a scoreless second half of action, leaving Imlay City up 4-0 when the final second ticked off the clock.
Sergio Galiana (via a penalty kick), Giovani Torres (set up by Galiana), Josh Hayes (assisted by Luis Barragan) and Dilan Garcia (set up by Sebastian Salcedo) accounted for Imlay City’s goals.
Quintin Ramirez and Omar Lopez each took a turn in net for the winning Imlay City side. They were credited with three saves each.
Kevin Kissane has been covering high school sports for the Tri-City Times since 1985. When not standing on a field or court with his camera and notepad, he enjoys golf, travel and family. Kevin is a 1980 graduate of Capac High School, and is also a grad of St. Clair Community College and earned a degree in journalism from Central Michigan University.