From opening conference play with three wins to upsetting state-ranked Homestead, the New Berlin Eisenhower boys soccer team went 4-0 last week to remain unbeaten on the season at 8-0-1.
The Lions began their week with a 5-1 win over Greendale on Sept. 12. Greendale jumped out to an early lead, but Eisenhower scored four unanswered goals in the first half and added another tally in the second half.
Luke Duffin scored three goals for Eisenhower, while Nick DeFrance and Matthew Reichl also found the back of the net.
"It was a good start to conference play," Eisenhower coach Gary Troy said. "We controlled the play throughout most of the game."
Eisenhower then rolled to a 7-0 win over Cudahy/St. Francis on Sept. 14. The Lions, which outshot the Packers, 34-2, received goals from Reichl, Dominic Quirk, Brandon Dombrowski, DeFrance, Luke Eldien and two from Duffin.
In a makeup game on Sept. 15, Eisenhower scored three times in the first half to beat Brown Deer, 3-0.
Duffin's scored his sixth goal of the week in the 14th minute to put the Lions in front. Reichl hammered home a free kick in the 36th and a penalty kick in the 44th.
"The game wasn't as close as the score indicates," Troy said. "Most of the play was in our attacking half of the field. Their plan was to send long balls to one player. If that wasn't working, they just cleared the ball out of bounds."
Eisenhower completed its perfect week with a 2-0 nonconference win over Homestead, which is ranked No. 4 in Division 2.
J.R. Stehofsky put the Lions up 1-0 off an assist from DeFrance in the 28th minute. Eisenhower held onto the one-goal lead until Quirk scored on a pass from Duffin in the 85th minute.
At 3-0 in Woodland play, the Lions are one of three unbeaten teams in the conference. Shorewood is also 3-0, while Pewaukee is 2-0-1.