Joe Brown is the sports editor for the Red Wing Republican Eagle. Previously, he worked at the Marshall Independent and the St. Cloud Times. For updates on local sports, follow Joe on Twitter at @RE_JBrown.
With two minutes left in its game against Lake City on Saturday, it looked as though the Red Wing boys soccer team would stay winless. Despite constant pressure against the Tigers, the Wingers' efforts came up empty for almost the entire game. "We'd be able to hold the ball for five or six minutes, they wouldn't be able to touch the ball. That was awesome. That's the way we have been playing," said Red Wing head coach Brian Quigley.
In just four matches, Red Wing's No. 3 doubles team of McKenzie Muelken and Serena Feehan has proven to be a battle-tested duo. In the last three matches, Muelken and Feehan have overcome shaky starts on the way to big victories in the second and third sets. At this point, Muelken and Feehan are playing and thinking like a team. "I think we really play well together," Feehan said. "Her forehand is amazing." Immediately, Muelken chimed in, "Her backhand is amazing.