WAVERLY — Waverly-Shell Rock pulled out a 1-0 victory over Waterloo Columbus Saturday to capture a championship at the Go-Hawks’ boys’ soccer tournament.
It was a matchup of Top 10 teams with W-SR rated ninth in Class 2A and Columbus sixth in Class 1A. The Go-Hawks (9-2-1) got a goal from Dylan Eggleston on an Ethan Poehnelt assist for the only score. W-SR goalkeeper Jacob Norton turned away nine shots on goal by Columbus.
Waverly-Shell Rock reached the Bracket A title game with a 3-0 win over South Tama and a 2-1 shootout victory over Humboldt. The Sailors (7-5) advanced with 1-0 wins over Webster City and Postville, respectively.
Iowa Falls-Alden-AGWSR defeated Spencer 4-1 for the Bracket B title, while Western Dubuque took Bracket C.
WAVERLY-SHELL ROCK 2, WATERLOO WEST 0: Sarah Campbell and Camryn Grawe scored goals as the ninth-ranked Waverly-Shell Rock girls’ soccer team edged Waterloo West Saturday night.
Miranda Kurtt had an assist for the Go-Hawks (7-3).
GRUNDY CENTER WINS: All five Grundy Center golfers finished among the top seven as the Spartans won the Waterloo Christian Invitational boys’ golf tournament Saturday at Gates Park in Waterloo.
Jesper Holke-Farnam and Jake Bangasser shot 77s to tie for the best individual rounds of the day while Nolan Freeman finished sixth at 87 and Matthew Sternhagen and Andy Cox tied for seventh at 88.
At Waterloo (Gates)
TEAM STANDINGS — 1. Grundy Center 329, 2. Mason City Newman 348, 3. Don Bosco (Gilbertville) 369, 4. Tripoli 383, 5. Wapsie Valley (Fairbank) 422, 6. Waterloo Christian 526.
INDIVIDUAL LEADERS — 1. (tie) Austin Eckenrod (MCN), Jesper Holke-Farnam (GC), Jake Bangasser (GC) 77, 4. Ryan Fischer (MCN) 84, 5. Sloan Barron (DB) 85, 6. Nolan Freeman (GC) 87, 7. (tie) Matthew Sternhagen (GC), Andy Cox (GC), 88, 8. (tie) Jared Cheever (Trip), Lewis Havel (DB), Jordan Bass (WV) 89.