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Boys' soccer ties Kinnick 2-2

The boys' soccer team kicked off CAJ's spring sports season on Tuesday night with a 2-2 draw at Kinnick. The Knights first went down 1-0 and then fell behind again 2-1, but they recovered both times to finish with a respectable outcome.

Angus scored both goals for the Knights. One came on a penalty kick, and the other came on an assist from his brother, Jacky.

"We have a lot of work to do, but we played hard and we played together. I see a lot of support," coach Keesh Kawaguchi said. "Even throughout the game, I felt as though the players improved."

Kawaguchi, who is in his first year coaching the Knights, added that they played tough defense against a physical Red Devils squad.

CAJ lost several key players to graduation from last year's team, so the Knights did struggle a bit with issues related to inexperience. 

"At times, we had lapses in concentration, and one instance led to the first Kinnick goal," Seth said. "But, despite it being our first game, we were able to get into a rhythm very quickly and we got the hang of the game."

The boys' soccer team doesn't have another game until after spring break. On April 3, they will take their 0-0-1 record to Yokohama for a match against St. Maur.
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