JOHNSON CITY (WBNG) — Making his first profession begin on varsity, junior quarterback Cade Dino led the Johnson Metropolis soccer crew to a season-opening victory Friday night time.
This 26-19 win over Union-Endicott carried further weight after the Wildcats went with out a win final season.
“Feels nice to get a win for our guys who’ve been ready,” stated Dino. “Everybody has been enjoying arduous and ready for this second.”
Dino had 26 carries, over 230 dashing yards and three touchdowns for the Wildcats.
“The factor that impressed me probably the most is that it would not cease,” stated head coach Todd Place. “He does it for 4 quarters. He is breaking tackles. Offensively talking, he is ending runs, falling ahead, and knocking individuals again.”
“I get the ball and type of simply go clean,” stated Dino. “Take a look at the sector and see the place I can go and what’s open. Just about how I can rating a landing.”
Final season on JV, Place stated he was impressed with Dino when he moved him from working again to quarterback.
“Does not matter who’s he is enjoying or what stage he is enjoying, that appears to occur when he begins the sport,” stated Place.
Dino stated the tempo of the sport is way quicker than JV.
“The blokes are more durable,” stated Dino. “They’re extra bodily. Total, it’s important to get used to the pace of the sport and react.”
Place stated Dino and the opposite gamers that moved as much as varsity this season have been capable of sustain with the brand new tempo.
“A whole lot of simply aggressive play,” stated Place. “They had been flying everywhere. They do not maintain something again. They simply go nonstop for 4 quarters. That is one thing that we actually have not had within the final couple of years.”
Place stated he cannot wait to see how Dino improves himself and his talents throughout his time on varsity.
“If he continues to place within the effort and work he has up up to now, he will proceed doing what he is been doing for us proper now and simply hold getting even higher,” stated Place.
Johnson Metropolis hosts Chenango Valley Saturday at 1:30 p.m.