Comets blast Crookston 9-0Published 9:08am Friday, September 6, 2013
CROOKSTON — The Hillcrest/Pelican Rapids Comet boys continue to dominate its opposition, this time the Crookston Pirates felt the Comets wrath as Hillcrest claimed a 9-0 shutout victory Thursday.
Chris Larsen got the scoring underway at the seven minute mark as he took a Kevin Franco pass and planted it into the back of the net. Chris Pellegrino would add another goal for the Comets four minutes later off a great pass by Eric Diaz. Larsen once again found the net off a Franco pass and Sondra Harila would add another goal minutes later. Franco would knock in a Danny Martinez shot on a rebound to give the Comets a 5-0 lead at the break.
Hillcrest would not let up as Franco added the first goal of the half at the 44 minute mark. Pellegrino would get his second goal off a feed from Franco four minutes later, followed by a role reversal as Pellegrino dished Franco a pass that netted him a hat trick. Diaz would close out the game with a free kick goal at the 72 minute mark.
Goalies Abdul Ahmed and Quincy Undseth combined for the shutout as the Comets have held opponents scoreless for eight halves.
The Comets will have a little time off before heading north to take on Fargo North in a 7 p.m. match up.