ST. LOUIS, Mo. – Saint Louis FC scored eight goals in a dominating win against FC Denver in the first of a two-legged weekend of fixtures against the Colorado Premier League side. They will face off again tomorrow morning at 11:00 a.m. CT.
The first half started with a couple good chances for the visiting side but STLFC grew into the game and opened the scoring in the 31st minute through Corey Hertzog. Kyle Greig would double the score just before halftime to give the home side the 2-0 advantage going into the break.
The second half saw Hertzog bag a hattrick of goals to bring his total tally to four before the 74th minute. Hertzog then turned provider for the next two goals, the first finished by Elliot Goodwin (trialist) in the 80th minute and the second turned in by Sam Fink in the 88th minute. Austin Martz finished the scoring with a goal just before the final whistle in the 90th minute to make it 8-0 for the home side.