Cedarville beats Wheeling 2-0 in front of 1,278 fans


CEDARVILLE, OH – Michael Payne and Mauricio Ochoa Vazquez scored the goals as the Yellow Jackets opened the 2022 season with a 2-0 record over Gast Wheeling.

1,278 fans came to the “Pack the Track Night”.

Payne headed into a corner Victor Pomelli in the 21st minute for the first record of the campaign.

Pomelli’s 25-yard free-kick in the 49′ was headed home by Vazquez.

goalkeeper Jared Zacharias made two saves while posting his ninth career shutout.

Stinger Notes:

  • Payne’s goal was the first of his career while Vazquez scored his 15th.
  • The Yellow Vests had the shooting advantage: 14-9 on aggregate and 5-3 on target.
  • Wheeling attempted five corner kicks compared to two for Cedarville.
  • It was the first-ever men’s soccer meeting between the two schools.
  • After a break of several years, the CU students were allowed back onto the track to cheer from the field level.

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