BROOMFIELD — The goal on Monday night for the Holy Family soccer team was to not get caught looking ahead to Wednesday.
And after a 44th minute goal from Loveland made it a 2-1 Holy Family lead, it might have been easy to say that that might have been the case. But a quick surge of four goals in five minutes quickly put that notion to bed.
The Tigers got hat tricks from both Garrett Havens and Dylan McIntosh in an 8-2 victory over the newly named Red Wolves and can now turn their attention to Wednesday’s match at Windsor, which improved to 6-0 on Monday night.
Havens and the Tigers got to work early on Loveland. In the 12th minute, Havens, a junior, made a long run down the left flank and was forced to beat only one Loveland defender on his way into the box before beating Red Wolves goalie Jonathan Pettit just inside his near post.
Just eight minutes later, Havens would take a nice through ball from Alex Kusek and on a much similar line to his first goal, snuck a shot just inside Pettit’s well guarded near post.
It would go to halftime 2-0 in favor of the Tigers before an Iain Magruder goal for Loveland made things interesting early in the second half. It was just the wake up call the Tigers, who clearly had the field slanted in their favor, needed get going.
McIntosh, Joey Satriano, McIntosh again and Havens again all scored to put the game out of reach in a hurry.
The Tigers were impressively creative again in the finishing third, posting a 16-3 advantage in shots on goal. McIntosh would complete his hat trick in the 76th minute and CJ O’Neill would cap the scoring for the Tigers with a goal in the 78th.
HOLY FAMILY 8, LOVELAND 2
At Holy Family
Loveland (1-3, 1-3) 0 2 — 2
Holy Family (3-0, 3-0) 2 6 — 8
Goals — HF: Garrett Havens 3, Dylan McIntosh 3, Joey Satriano, CJ O’Neill. Assists — HF: Jackson Ward, Havens, Kiernan Opp.
Goalie (Min.-GA-Saves) — HF: Jack Krueger (80-2-1).