Soccer: On Top of the world
Gervais Top scores six goals in win over East Linn Christian Academy
Gervais sophomore Peter Top leaps over the East Linn Christian Academy goalkeeper to chase after the ball in an attempt to score in Fridays 6-0 victory over the visiting Eagles. Top failed to notch a goal in the play, but he connected on all six of the Cougars goals to hand Gervais its first victory of the season in dramatic fashion.?Top was assisted on a pair of goals by Juan F. Navarette and on a third by Gonzolo Zamora. Tops three other goals were unassisted, and he missed on several more attempts, according to Gervais coach?Juan Flores, who thought that the six scores were a Gervais record, though he could not confirm the fact. The victory gives the Cougars a strong start to the beginning of conference play while handing the school its biggest victory since a 10-1 win over Jefferson in 2011. Gervais (1-1-2, 1-0 Special District 3) continues conference play Tuesday at No. 8 Blanchet Catholic (4-1-2, 1-0), followed by a trip to Jefferson (0-2, 0-1) Friday.