Crosstown Clash: Norman North Boys Soccer


| Daniel Dobson

Norman North Boys at the Crosstown Clash.

Last week Norman North Boys Soccer faced the Norman High tigers in a cross-town clash. The Timberwolves ultimately won the game and sent the Tigers home in defeat. The game, originally set to be played on March 7th was rescheduled to be played on March 20th, raising the level of anticipation even more. Fans from both teams filled the stands ready to cheer on their own side of Norman. Owen Whitman, a Norman North senior stated” I felt confident going into the game because of how much depth we have in our roster, and because of how much preparation we put in before the season.” He also said, “I think we felt like we were the better team going in, and I’m glad we got the win.”

The game started as a close match with both teams making advances up and down the field. The score remained 0-0 until Isaac Hundley scored the first goal. This goal gave Norman North a new sense of confidence, and they continued to battle throughout the game. The Timberwolves went into halftime with this 1-0 lead, and with hopes to take the final win. The close battle continued in the second half until Bostyn Carroll scored the second goal for Norman North. This goal ensured victory for the timberwolves, boosting the team’s confidence. The game ended with a final score of 2-0 allowing Norman North to beat their ultimate rival, the Norman High tigers. Senior Boston Carroll said, “It felt very good to win my last North vs. High game, and I’m very proud of the team and where we’re going,” expressing his confidence in his team for the remainder of the season. The Norman North boys soccer team established their dominance in Norman, making their fans proud.