Most Olympic League boys soccer coaches didn’t expect their teams to be ultra sharp on Monday considering it was the first day back at school following spring break.
Kingston boys soccer coach Craig Smith tried to prepare his team by getting in a practice on Saturday. Smith rewarded the 11 players who showed up by starting almost all of them on Monday against Port Townsend.
The Buccaneers obviously looked like the sharper team. Kingston’s Nick Boles scored the game’s first goal in the 28th minute. By halftime, the score was 4-0. Kingston added four more in the second half to win 8-0.
Boles, who was the league’s top scorer last year, finished with four goals and one assist. Boles has been playing more in the midfield this season, but he played forward against the Redskins and had his first breakout game of the season. His nine goals now put him into the league lead.