A-J/Cobden soccer ends regular season play 11-5-3; hosts 1A regional this week

The Anna-Jonesboro/Cobden co-op boys’ high school soccer team went 2-1 as it wrapped up regular season play for the fall. 

Carbondale 2, A-J/Cobden 0: Jacob Schaefer played 80 minutes in goal and had 13 saves for visiting A-J/Cobden Thursday, Oct. 10.

A-J/Cobden 5, Pinckneyville 2: Steen Vaca Diez scored 2 goals to lead visiting A-J/Cobden to the win Wednesday, Oct. 9.

Romeo Godinez, Carlos Valencia and Blake Pena had a goal apiece for the winners.

Maddox Thorpe and Godinez had an assist apiece.

Schaefer played 80 minutes in goal and had 2 saves.

A-J/Cobden 6, Massac County 0: Pena scored 3 goals to lead host A-J/Cobden to the win Tuesday, Oct. 8.

Thorpe had 2 goals and Valencia added a goal.

Godinez had 2 assists. Beco Vaca Diez, Juan Valencia, Noah Treece and Pena each had an assist.

Schaefer played 80 minutes in goal and had 3 saves.

A-J/Cobden, which finished the regular season at 11-5-3, hosts a Class 1A regional this week and was to have played Pinckneyville on Wednesday, Oct. 16. The regional championship is scheduled for Saturday.

“We had a pretty good season,” A-J/Cobden coach Mark Boomer said. “We hope to get past regionals now and get going.”

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