Morton Varsity’s Soccer teammates Josue E. Reynoso & Fernando Villa

Kate Amezcua, Reporter

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Senior Fernando Villa playing at an away game against Andrew High School.

Morton Varsity soccer boys played against West Chicago taking place at Morton’s Stadium soccer field, dominating West Chicago with a score of 7-0, on Saturday September 23rd 2017. Josue Reynoso’18 and Fernando Villa’18 both are major contributors to the Morton soccer program. Josue Reynoso who plays right mid- field has been on the Morton soccer team since the beginning of freshman year until his last year here. “I’m compassionate about soccer because I grew up in a country that loves it. It can also distract me from all the negativity around me and keeps things off my mind,” stated Reynoso,  making 4 assists and a goal this season. “We started off strong and good until we lost at the Pepsi showdown. Which was our first lost, but made us want to be even better and play harder,” Reynoso added. Playing soccer since he was in 5th grade on a team called, Blazers, Reynoso decided to start something new in 2016 by joining Chicago Fire Academy his junior year. Now that it is Reynoso last year of high school, Reynoso says, “I do plan to continue to play after I graduate for a university that can give me a scholarship.”


Senior Fernando Villa, playing forward for the Morton’s Varsity Soccer has played all 4 years of his high school career, with scoring 2 goals for this year’s season. It all started at the age 3, kicking a ball and playing around, until he joined a travel team at the age 5, named Chicago Stars. A couple years go, then he joined the Blazers team around the same time as Josue, making them teammates since they were kids. Fernando has been inspired to play by professional soccer players. “I’ve been looking up to

Senior, Josue Reynoso playing at a home game against Naperville Central.

Cristiano Ronaldo and Messi for the longest, it made me want love the sport even more then what I did,” says Fernando. “I plan to continue playing after high school, seeing which option best fits for me.” He states. Teammates Josue Reynoso and Fernando Villa will continue to play and have more soccer games coming up. To the Morton Boys Varsity, good luck and finish the season off strong!









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