Oakmont graduate leads college soccer team to 4-0-2 startBy: Roseville Press Tribune Staff Reports
Oakmont High School graduate Cole Alexander scored two goals in the first half to lift Missouri State University to a 2-0 victory over Eastern Illinois in the Dayton Marriott Classic in Ohio.
Alexander, a junior, dribbled past the end line and scored into the opposite post to put the Bears (4-0-2) ahead in the 25th minute, according to a news release.
Alexander sent a header over the crossbar three minutes later, but he cashed in again in the 34th minute with another shot to the opposite post.
“A lot of our winning can be contributed to what we have been doing in practice, such as pressing and keeping our lines tight,” said Alexander, who leads Missouri State with three goals and 18 shots. “We’re playing really well as a team, and I think we can only get better from here on out.”
Alexander appeared in 17 matches last season, including three starts, and scored three goals.
Rocklin Shockers 4, Cougars 1 — Ted Faith scored for the Roseville Youth Soccer Club Cougars in the 10U match, and Carson Ferro had two great saves in goal.
Earthquakes 3, Defenders 1 — Michael Marovich scored two goals for the Earthquakes in their 8U victory, and Camden Ferro and Andrew Curtan played well on defense.
Keiki Kickers 6, Rocklin Super Stars 1 — The Kickers allowed an early goal and then rolled over the Super Stars. Amber Hall scored two goals, and Gracie Harada, Madison Pearson, Annika Gresko and Megan Huber scored one each.
ClubCorp Charity Golf Tournament on Oct. 12
The sixth annual ClubCorp Charity Classic Golf Tournament will take place Friday, Oct. 12, at Granite Bay Golf Club.
Cost is $125 per person, which includes green fee, cart, range balls, box lunch and an awards dinner that features dancing and a silent auction. Dinner only is $35 per person.
The tournament begins with lunch available at 11:30 a.m., and the shotgun start is at 1 p.m. The buffet dinner features prime rib, pasta stations and more.
The ClubCorp Charity Classic benefits the Placer Breast Cancer Endowment, Augie’s Quest for ALS research and the Employment Partners Care Foundation, which provides financial assistance in times of crisis. ClubCorp has raised more than $8.2 million at its annual Charity Classic, dating to 2007.
To register, visit www.clubcorpcharityclassic.com or call (916) 791-7578.
Lions Club charity golf in Lincoln
The Lincoln Hills Lions Club will hold its annual charity golf classic at 9 a.m. Monday, Oct. 22, at Lincoln Hills Golf Club.
Prizes will go to the top three foursomes, top two closest to the pin, longest drive and straightest drive. There will be an international buffet luncheon, goodie bags and more.
Fees are $95 for an individual and $370 for a foursome. Proceeds benefit local schools, Ride to Walk, Guide Dogs for the Blind, Lincoln PAL, Special Olympics and the Lions Education Foundation.
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