Littleton soccer proved it is not to be taken lightly after posting a 3-1 win over crosstown rival Heritage. After searching for their first win …
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Littleton soccer proved it is not to be taken lightly after
posting a 3-1 win over crosstown rival Heritage.
After searching for their first win inside the Continental
League, the Lions struggled to find the back of the net and were
held to two goals in their first five league games. Against
Heritage, however, senior Kevin Fennelly assisted two goals in the
first half. One was to senior Nick Bates and the other to junior
The Lions Jesus Vilcas, a senior, scored their third goal in the
second half. Heritage’s Isaac Witte, a junior, answered back for
the Eagles, but the rest couldn’t close the gap in the score.
Eagles goalkeepers Tim Erwin and Craig Debow had six saves between
With the win, Littleton’s league record went to 1-4-1, including
a 1-1 tie against Regis, and a 3-5-2 overall record. Prior to
beating Heritage, the Lions took a 1-0 loss at the hands of
Mountain Vista and a 1-0 loss from Chaparral.
For Heritage, the Lions were the team’s first league loss after
a four-game win streak, including Ponderosa, Legend, Castle View
and Rock Canyon.
Against the Jaguars in a 3-0 shut out, the Eagles’ Christian
Vargas, a junior, scored two goals. Tanner Swenson scored one and
assisted one. Erwin had five saves between the pipes.
Prior to that, in Heritage’s 4-1 over Castle View, Swenson, John
Bruno, Jake Peterson and Tommy Reeves each had one goal. Jeff
Whitney assisted two goals. Erwin and Debow had seven saves between
After the Littleton game, Heritage moved to a 7-2-1 overall
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