After a 2-1 Loss to Kennedy, City Soccer Plans for Next Year

This year’s City High men’s soccer team finished the regular season with a winning record of 7-6. One of those wins was against the number one, and undefeated at the time, CR Kennedy Cougars. The Little Hawks also defeated the Linn-Mar Lions in the substate semifinals after losing to them in the regular season.

The team’s season came to an end in a substate defeat in their rematch against the CR Kennedy Cougars losing 2-1. 

“We fought hard, but we couldn’t capitalize when it mattered and that’s why we lost,” Jack Dancer ‘25 said. 

With seven seniors Emmitt Hansen, Alima Mmunga, Barick Makabi, Jerry Mwenemkamba, Thomas Ksobiech, Andrew Lopez and Jackson Kading graduating, City High will have to proceed without them and look to their younger players. City High had eight sophomores and two freshmen on varsity this year, whom the Little Hawks may rely on next year. 

“We have lots of players who are eager to step up to play an even bigger role in the future and I’m confident that we will come back stronger next season,” Jackson Nichols-Lindsey said.