LE MARS, IOWA (KCAU) – Week One for our highschool soccer groups is formally within the books, with the Le Mars Bulldogs incomes an enormous win on the street led by our SportsZone Participant of the Week, dropped at you by Nelson Business Development. The Le Mars two-way expertise notched 268 whole yards of offense and 4 touchdowns within the Bulldogs’ win over Sergeant Bluff-Luton.
This week at apply, Kasel spoke on his Week 1 efficiency, however famous how his stats aren’t a very powerful a part of the sport.
“I simply need to go on the market and win video games with my teammates. That’s the large objective with all people, you need to win video games and also you need to make the playoffs. I believe that’s what helped,” Kasel stated.
Kasel’s huge recreation was a product of his offseason work as Le Mars head coach Ken Vigdal emphasised how his senior quarterback has reworked his recreation forward of the 2023 season.
“Simply going again a yr, he was a recreation supervisor a yr in the past for this group. Now this yr, he’s a playmaker. That’s what he has finished over the summer season and all through issues. So, he was capable of get us out of a few holes. He threw some nice balls down discipline, he was capable of throw brief passes and lengthy passes. Then, in fact, he had two runs. One was near 70 yards. So, there was no distinction…he was a recreation changer within the recreation on Friday,” Vigdal talked about.
Le Mars achieved what lots of groups intention to do in Week 1, and that’s begin off with a victory. The group talked about how the win gave them an early confidence enhance.
“It’s large, it’s actually good. However, you’ve acquired to concentrate on the subsequent week. It doesn’t matter, win or loss, what occurred final week. You’re all the time targeted on the subsequent week,” Kasel highlighted.
The Bulldogs spoke on how they’re constructing towards their objectives and utilizing their Week 1 momentum to organize for its house recreation on Friday night time towards Sioux Metropolis North.
“Each week, our fundamental objective is to have vitality and play onerous. When you’ve got vitality and play onerous each recreation, you’ve gotten an opportunity to win it, no matter what occurs. You may make errors, however in case you’re going onerous, you make up for these errors lots of the time. So, our huge objective goes onerous and having lots of vitality,” Kasel stated.
“It’s early within the yr and you’ve got a pleasant win. However, you’re grounded and saying ‘okay, we’ve got north coming into city this week.’ So now, it’s time to get again to work and overlook slightly about final week and now we’ve got to organize for this week,” Vigdal highlighted.