Pelham blanks Hueytown 10-0

Pelham defeated Hueytown 10-0 on Feb. 24. (File)

Pelham defeated Hueytown 10-0 on Feb. 24. (File)


PELHAM- The Pelham Panthers defeated Hueytown High School 10-0 in a Feb. 24 contest at Pelham High School. Amilcar Canas struck first in the early going, scoring in the third minute off an assist from Jose Jimenez to give the Panthers the early led. Jimenez scored an unassisted goal in the sixth minute to put the score at 2-0 in the very early going. Austin Bowen scored the third goal in the first 10 minutes of play in the eighth minute off an assist from Junior Tejada, and the score was 3-0 while the contest was still in its infancy.

Jimenez added his second goal at the 23rd minute with an assist from Bowen. Bowen scored his second goal in the 27th minute on an unassisted shot. Chase Shearer scored a goal off a corner kick in the 37th minute with Tejada earning the assist. Irvin Rodriguez scored his first varsity goal in the 39th minute with an unassisted goal to make the score 7-0 at the break.

Armando Valencia scored in the 46th minute with an assist from Javier Pineda. Pineda added a goal in the 47th minute and another goal in the 50th minute to make the score 10-0, which forced the game to end prematurely. Andrue Ham and Henry Garcia combined for the shutout with one save.

The Panthers advanced to 5-2-1 on the season and will play Briarwood Christian on Feb. 27 at 7 p.m.