Asheboro | boys’ soccer
Asheboro began the season with going 3-0 during the first week, boosted by Cruz’s production.
The senior striker and midfielder had a total of three goals and four assists in those games.
It was a strong opening stretch for the Blue Comets, who outscored their first three opponents by a combined score of 16-2.
Asheboro has a steady diet of non-conference games before beginning Mid-Piedmont Athletic Association play with a Sept. 26 home game against Oak Grove.
This week began well for Asheboro. On Monday night at home, the Blue Comets blanked 2021 Class 3-A state champion Western Alamance 4-0 behind Ortiz’s hat trick and Edwin Perez’s goal.