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Flyers’ seniors key to 4-0 win

St. Joseph Flyers’ senior Levi Hopkins prepares to kick the ball during a 4-0 win over New Boston on Tuesday’s Senior Night. (The Ironton Tribune / Kent Sanborn of Southern Ohio Sports Photos)

Senior Night is about seniors. And on this night, the seniors lived up to their night.

The St. Joseph Flyers celebrated Senior Night with a 4-0 soccer win over the New Boston Tigers Tuesday.

“We played with intensity and purpose tonight,” said Flyers’ coach Dan Blair. “It was a very satisfying game to end the regular season home games.”

Senior Payton Blair scored two goals while senior Tanner Riley also scored a goal. Seniors T.J. Young and Levi Hopkins each chipped in with an assist. Sophomore Nick Roach scored the other Flyers’ goal.

Sophomore goalkeeper Justin Mahlmeister turned in a shutout with the help from his teammates.

St. Joseph plays at Portsmouth West at 5 p.m. Thursday.