The Notre Dame-West Burlington soccer team scored four goals and won

Notre Dame-West Burlington Cole Ward (9) was beaten by Fort Madison goalkeeper Reibum Turnbull (1) as Phillip Goldie (18) fled on Monday, April 4, 2022 in Burlington.  Turnbull received a red card in the match and was sent off.

There is nothing like a good, old-fashioned competition to bring out the best in the team.

Add a little family competition to the mix and it gets even better.

Notre Dame-West Burlington, a defending Class 1A high school football champion, struggled to get back in his first two games, but managed to go 1-1 despite earning just one point.

Rival Fort Madison seems to be waking up to a sleeping giant on Monday. The Nikes scored two goals in the first half and joined the other two in the second half in a 4-0 win over the Bloodhounds at Tackleson Field.

In a battle for the top two teams in southeastern Iowa, the Nikes finally found their offensive groove.

“It was too big. It was hard to score in the first two. We didn’t get many opportunities. I think this game helped us move forward, ”said ND-WB senior midfielder Parker Davis, who scored the first Nikes goal and assisted in the second. tons of goals. ”

“It seemed amazing. These past games have not put them behind the net. This will put us in a good mood, ”said ND-WB striker Gabe Zurita, who scored two goals and assisted on another. rule this year. ”

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