Storm Lake girls soccer

SL boys beat BHRV in regular season finale, girls edged

Mauricio Zavala Leon, Luis Garcia, Alejandro Zuniga and Fernando Reyes each score a goal as Storm Lake, ranked 15th in Class 2A, defeated Boyden-Hull/Rock Valley 4-1 last Friday at Rock Valley. Reyes also had an assist for the Tornadoes. Goalkeeper Eric Ocegueda recorded eight saves in the net. Storm Lake finished with 13 shots on goal. Reyes had five while […]

SL boys blanked by Western Christian

Tornadoes fall, 4-0

Western Christian scored three goals in the second half to pull away from a close game as the Wolfpack defeated Storm Lake 4-0 in a boys succer match on Tuesday at Tornado Stadium. Storm Lake had five shots on goal, including two by Fernando Reyes. Josh Reyes recorded eight saves in the net. “I felt good about this game going […]

No. 7 Humboldt scores in OT to edge Storm Lake in soccer

Wildcats win, 5-4

Storm Lake rallied with two goals at the 6-minute mark of regulation to force overtime, but seventh-ranked Humboldt scored 3 minutes into the extra session to edge the Tornadoes 5-4 in a boys soccer game on Tuesday at Humboldt. Humboldt struck first when Christian Ramirez scored just 19 seconds into the game to give the Wildcats a 1-0 lead. Humboldt […]

SL boys start fast to beat MOC-FV in soccer, 5-2

Girls blanked, 4-0

Storm Lake scored four goals in the first half and the Tornadoes were never threatened after that as they defeated MOC-Floyd Valley 5-2 in a boys soccer game on Monday at Orange City. Fernando Reyes scored two goals to lead Storm Lake, now 3-1. Pablo Pascual, Jose Oropeza and Shawn Yang each added a goal. Reyes scored 95 seconds into […]

SL boys use fast start to win, 5-1

Storm Lake scored four first-half goals to set the tone and the Tornadoes were never threataned as they defeated Sheldon 5-1 in a boys soccer game on Monday at Sheldon. Pablo Pascual scored two goals. Jose Oropeza, Deryk Hernandez and Rodolfo Zavala each added a goal. Oropeza, Zavala and Shawn Yang each had an assist. “Overall, we did well against […]

Home debut spoiled for Storm Lake soccer

Boys fall 2-1, girls 7-0

Fernando Reyes scored off a penalty kick, but it wasn’t enough as Sioux Center spoiled Storm Lake’s soccer season and home debut with a 2-1 win on Tuesday. Reyes scored in the first half as the two teams played to a 1-1 tie at halftime. Sioux Center scored a goal with just over 35 minutes remaining and was able to […]

SL girls soccer team focusing on work ethic, effort for success


Storm Lake will begin the girls soccer season with a new head coach as Katie Voortmann takes over for Alison Myrtue, who resigned after last season. Voortmann has four starters returning from last year’s team. Heading the list is Andrea Gomez, who scored five goals last season. Elizabeth Tapia-Banuelos is also back, as is Zoe Lopez, who will be a […]

SL girls soccer season comes to an end in regionals

Tornadoes come up short to Carroll 3-2 in penalty kick shootout

Alison Myrtue is not a big fan of how high school soccer matches are decided after two sudden death overtimes. After all, the Storm Lake girls coach has seen her team come up short twice this season in a best-of-five, winner-take-all penalty kick shootout scenario. It happened again last Friday as Myrtue’s Tornadoes played Carroll in a Class 2A regional […]

SL girls edged by MOC-FV in penalty kick shootout again

It was deja vú for the Storm Lake girls soccer team. In an earlier season match against MOC-Floyd Valley, the Tornadoes were edged 1-0 decided by penalty kicks. Last Wednesday Storm Lake was again edged by the Dutch 2-1 in a penalty kick shootout at Tornado Stadium. A penalty kick shootout occurs when the score is still tied after two […]

SL boys top BHRV, girls edged 3-2 on penalty kicks

Fernando Reyes and Mauricio Zavala each scored a goal in the first half, and Rodolfo Zavala and Shawn Yang each added a goal in the second half to help No. 6 Storm Lake beat Boyden-Hull/Rock Valley 4-1 in a boys soccer game last Friday in Storm Lake. Reyes scored with 35:06 to go in the first half. The Tornadoes found […]