The Joplin Globe, Joplin, MO

High School Sports

October 13, 2012

Gossett ties CHC single-season soccer goals record

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. —  Brantly Gossett scored four goals and tied the College Heights Christian School single-season scoring record in a 7-2 victory Friday against New Covenant at Cooper Complex.

Gossett’s 36 goals tied the record set in 2003 by Joe Cales. Gossett, who now has 115 goals in his career, broke Cales’ career scoring record of 81 goals in the Cougars’ first game this season.

Gossett’s first goal against New Covenant was unassisted and came 26 minutes into the match as College Heights took a 2-0 lead. He scored three unassisted goals in the second half.

Chris Taylor scored two goals for the Cougars in the first half with assists from Josiah Braeckel and Gossett.

A goal by Alex Edge, assisted by Kellen Grantham, gave College Heights a 4-1 halftime lead.

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