Vikings Snake Bit in the Hat

The Medicine Hat College Rattlers played host to their second game in as many days this time against the Augustana Vikings. The Rattlers got off to a very Hot start generating chances early and often. The Rattlers were able to convert one of these early scoring 5 minutes in off the foot of Raouf Mohamed. Just 3 minutes later he scored again increasing the lead to 2. The Rattlers continued their offensive onslaught. The Rattlers forwards had too much speed for the Vikings back line. They continually were burning Augustana on through balls and diagonal slashing runs. This pressure resulted in yet another goal, this one coming off a corner kick with Colton Pacheco finishing off a scramble in front of the goal. With the Rattlers up big, the game started to get a bit rougher with more and harder fouls. The Rattlers again were able to capitalize with Raouf Mohamed Scoring his hattrick goal. As the Rattlers Continued to press, Colton Pacheko scored again twice in the last 8 minutes to further push the Rattlers lead to 6. The half came to a close with the home side up big.

The second half started much like the first with the Rattlers able to control the game on the scoreboard. Even with multiple subs in from both sides. The pace of the game was still up and the home side still able to control the bulk of the play. The Rattlers struck again early in the second half with Raouf Mohamed scoring his 4th goal of the game. The Rattlers started to cruise and burn time just controlling the ball in the midfield and defense. The Vikings were able to generate one good chance that was shut down quickly by the Rattlers goalie Devon Simon. The Rattlers continued to press forward on occasion sending the strikers on runs on through balls. The Rattlers struck again with Colton Pacheko matching his teammate with 4 in the 82nd minute. A Comfortable 8-0 lead meant the Rattlers could simply cruise, but they did not. Raouf Mohamed was not satisfied with his tie with Colton, and potted his 5th goal of the match. The Game came to a merciful end with the Rattlers taking their first win of the season 9-0

The ACAC Players of the game were Johnny Johnson for Augustana and 5 goal scorer Raouf Mohamed for the Medicine Hat College Rattlers