Senior Kai Lange of Matthew C. Perry, right, set a Pacific single-season record with 85 goals last season. VANESSA BADIOLA/SPECIAL TO STRIPES
Senior Kai Lange of Matthew C. Perry, right, set a Pacific single-season record with 85 goals last season. VANESSA BADIOLA/SPECIAL TO STRIPES

Boys Soccer: Perry, Kadena start off seasons experimenting

by Dave Ornauer
Stars and Stripes

Why mess with success? To achieve even more success, or at least that’s the theory of two of DODEA-Pacific’s top soccer programs.

Division II contender Matthew C. Perry already features the Pacific’s single-season goal-scoring record holder but is looking to bolster its already strong offense.

Division I runner-up team Kadena featured the player voted the Far East Tournament’s Best Goalkeeper, but wants to strengthen the midfield while hoping to remain just as strong in net.

Both of those teams are taking huge gambles, their coaches admit, by making some risky personnel decisions.

Read more at: https://www.stripes.com/1.572591

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