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Soccer season ends for Raider boys with 8-0 loss

The Hastings boys soccer team had its season ended by the Eastview Lightning on Tuesday night.

Eastview won the Section 3AA?quarterfinal game, 8-0.

They scored five goals in the first half, then added three more in the second half to win.

Vs. New Richmond

Hastings beat New Richmond on Saturday in a non-conference game, 2-1.

Hastings fell behind early in the second half, but tied the score 1-1 on a goal by Scott Matecki. He was assisted by Alex Lewanski.

Lewanski then scored the game-winner, assisted by Tristan Nelson.

Ian Johnson earned the win in goal for Hastings.

"It was a nice win," coach Shane Lanning said. "They had a nice little potluck afterward, and it was a little bit more positive.

"It was a complete game for us. Everybody was playing together for a common goal, and the end result was a good one."

On Thursday, Hastings lost to Forest Lake in the Suburban East Conference finale, 3-0.

Hastings finishes the season with a 3-13 overall record.

Chad Richardson

Chad Richardson is the news director for RiverTown Multimedia. He was the publisher of four RiverTown publications until 2016, when he was named news director. He was previously general manager of the Farmington Independent and Rosemount Town Pages from 2000 to 2007. He worked at the Hastings Star Gazette from 1996 to 2000 as a photographer and reporter. He also worked as a photographer and writer at the Pope County Tribune in Glenwood.

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