10/28 Activities Update -- Soccer & football advance in post-season tournaments!

Written on 10/28/2019
Fox Valley Lutheran HS

Soccer at Medford – W 4-4 (4-1)
Your Foxes became regional champions on Saturday in their win over Medford! After two OT periods, FVL and Medford were tied up 4-4, and the game went to a place kick shootout, where they won 4-1! Gavin Rehberg scored the first two goals for FVL (assists by Addison Fett). Blake Maxwell (assist Rehberg) and Hayden Block also scored goals. Spencer Jens, Dylan Cootway, Owen Selle, and Addison Fett all scored in the shootout. FVL outshot Medford 18-11, and Nathan Hempel had seven saves.

The Foxes will be back in action on Thursday, 10/31 when they travel to Waupaca (#1 seed) to play in the sectional semifinals. The game begins at 4 PM—come out and support your Foxes!

Photo cred. Doug Selle

Football at New London – W 27-17
The Foxes took down the Bulldogs in their level 1 playoff game! New London got out to a fast start, up 14-0 after the first quarter. FVL came roaring back, outscoring them 27-3 in the remaining three quarters. Sam Steigenberger recorded two touchdowns; he had 12 receptions for 155 yards. Andrew Behm also scored a touchdown for the Foxes, and Andrew Martin had two field goals. Isaiah Ulman was 18/39 for 283 yards with 2 TDs and 2 interceptions.

The Foxes will take on #2 Menasha on Friday, 11/1 in their level 2 playoff game. Come out and support your Foxes!

Volleyball vs Little Chute – L 3-2
The Foxes fell just short of a regional championship on Saturday, losing to the Little Chute Mustangs in five sets: 18-25, 25-22, 15-25, 25-19, 15-11. Although it didn’t end the way we wanted, this team should be proud of the season they’ve had!

Cross Country at Two Rivers – 
The boys took 7th of 15 teams, and the girls took 8th of 14 teams at their sectional meet on Saturday. Amidst some tough competition, FVL didn’t have any runners qualify for the state meet. Luke Donart led the boys, coming in 27th place overall with a 18:08.5. For the girls, Anika Homan led the way in 11th place overall, with a time of 20:37.3—Anika was one place away from qualifying for state individually. Six athletes had PRs. Thanks for a great season!