Boys Varsity Soccer · Boys Soccer: Frantz’s second-half goal lifts Crimson to victory


Frantz celebrates his goal goal early in the second half. (Photo by Jeff Lawler, SportsEngine)

Christopher Frantz’s goal in the 56th minute was all Maple Grove needed for a 1-0 victory over Centennial Wednesday evening in a match between Northwest Suburban Conference rivals at Centennial High School.

Frantz picked up midfielder Max Bartee’s pass just outside the box and quickly gained a stride on his Centennial defender. Frantz’s quick touch put the ball past Centennial goalkeeper Isaac Verke and into the back right corner of the net.

The Crimson (2-0, 2-0) were also led by goalkeeper Holden Waldrum. The sophomore turned away a number of Centennial scoring chances and finished with 10 saves….

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