Match Report: Marin scratches out draw against Ohlone
- Game Day: Tuesday, September 6, 2011
- Ohlone of Coast South Division, Non-Conference Match
- Marin @ Ohlone
- Marin 1, Ohlone 1
The Renegades put the pressure on Marin and did not let up the entire first half. An early scare from the Marin side cleared the Ohlone goal wide and would not be repeated until midway in the second half. Ohlone pressured and defended well on all fronts.
Davie "Germany" Kulhanek managed the midfield with Luis Chavez. Chavez was instrumental in his defense and launching of the attacks. Dominic Hertz, forward, had two early shots on frame but was rejected by Marin's Charles Newton. Daniel Gonzalez also opened fire on the visitors, with the tally of three shots on frame.
It was half two when Ohlone's efforts finally paid off with a score off a corner kick early in half two. Jonathan Santillan found the head of Greivin Quesada on an inswining corner from the left side. The goal rallied Ohlone, but a broken play in the Marin side resulted in a counter attack that successfully stifled what had been a strong defensive stand managed by center back Raoul Chavez.
Marin scored off a shot a top the penalty box rightfloat of goal, after a cross from the left flank was put over right back Chase Brower, despite a healthy push from behind on Brower, the Marin forward was still award the fruits of his effort. Ohlone's chances were plentiful all game with seven shots on frame compared to one against.
"We are putting the efforts everywhere on the field" said Coach Nordmo. "Last year we were pummeled by Marin, 9-2. A draw is definitely an improvement, but we feel a win was more in making. Its coming for us. Our expectations are much higher now. We need to be more assertive in the attacking end, but everywhere else seems to be coming our way. "
|Goal by||Assist by|
|Ohlone||47||Greivin Pacheco Quesada||Jonathan Santillan|
|Marin||53||Roberto Hernandez||Orantes Elson|
- Ohlone - Cesar Olivas 90 min. GA 1
- Marin- Charles Newton 90 min. GA 1
Next opponent for Ohlone: Friday, September 9, 2011, at 4:00pm vs. Butte College at Oroville, CA.
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