#15 Ranked Soccer Colonels Take Down Elsberry for Second Time

Jesus Gonzalez ’13 netted his third hat-trick of the season as the MMA Fighting Colonels defeated the Elsberry Indians 3-1 Monday night.  Gonzalez, who has 13 goals in just five games this season, was assisted twice by Patricio Herrera ’13 and once by Victor Marroquin ’15.  MMA travels to Westphalia, Mo. Friday and Saturday to compete in the Fatima High School Blue and Gold Tournament, where the team will square off against Fatima, Crocker and Southern Boone.  The Colonels are currently ranked 15th in the state according to MaxPreps.com.

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Jesus Gonzalez ’13 elevates against the Elsberry keeper in an attempt at goal.  Gonzalez found the back of the net three times in the game.  (Photo by Taps editor Roberto Piza ’13)