Oakridge gets the best of Orchard View in neighborhood rivalry soccer matchup


Oakridge downed Orchard View 4-1 in a non-league soccer match between two neighborhood rival schools on Wednesday.LSJ Logo incert

The Eagles took the lead in the 17th minute on a goal from senior Fletcher Chase, who took a shot from just outside the 18 and put it in the right corner of the net. Luther Walker assisted.

Oakridge extended its lead in the 35th minute on a goal by Troy Beebe, with an assist from Cameron Weaver, and led 2-0 at halftime.

The Cardinals pulled within a goal when Jared Fleener scored in the 42nd minute.

Oakridge pulled away with late goals by Cruz Rodriguez (assist to Mads Christensen) and Beebe, who secured his second tally of the game following a Jared Holter corner kick.

Oakridge outshot Orchard View 11-8. Eagles goalie Brad Jones made seven saves.

The Eagles improved to 2-0 on the season.



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