Rigo Navejas helped Whitewater get its only goal with an assist to Marios Shahollari (not pictured). (Bob Mischka photo)

By David Paulsen

Correspondent

After winning the regional championship, the Whitewater High School boys soccer team saw its season come to a disappointing end with a 5-1 loss to Shorewood Oct. 18.

The Whippets, who were a No. 6 seed in the sectional, simply were unable to stay with the No. 2 seeded Shorewood Greyhounds.

The Greyhounds got on the board just four minutes into the game and added a second goal in the 10-minute mark.

A goal in the 36th minute gave Shorewood a 3-0 lead at the half.

Shorewood upped its lead to 4-0 before Whitewater was able to get on the board.

Marios Shahollari, off an assist from Rigo Navejas, cut the lead to 4-1 in the 50th minute, but five minutes later Shorewood scored again for the final margin. The goal by Shahollari was his 23rd of the year, which increased his single-season WHS record.

Whitewater concluded its 2012 season with a 12-7-2 overall record and a Rock Valley Conference mark of 8-3-1.

The Whippet coaches expressed thanks to all the fans who supported the boys throughout the season and who traveled to Shorewood for the rainy sectional game.

 
 

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