CATCHING FIRE: Hun School boys’ soccer player Amar Anand goes after the ball in recent action. Last Saturday, junior star Anand scored the winning goal as Hun edged the Blair Academy 2-1. The Raiders, who topped Northern Burlington 2-1 last Monday to improve to 4-4-2, host the Hill School (Pa.) on October 11 before starting play in the Mercer County Tournament. (Photo by Frank Wojciechowski)
By Bill Alden
Struggling to a 1-4 record by late September, it was looking like the Hun School boys’ soccer team might be heading to a forgettable season.
But having gone 3-0-2 in its last five outings, Hun has righted the ship and appears to be on the way to a memorable campaign.
While the team’s run started with two frustrating ties, a 1-1 draw with Episcopal Academy on September 26 and a 3-3 stalemate with George School (Pa.) five days later that saw it squander early leads, Hun head coach Pat Quirk believes his players learned some lessons from the draws.
“I was talking to one of my parents and he said ‘you know what, you have to learn how to not lose before you win,’” said Quirk. more