HELENA – Aidan Fitzgerald and Bernard Kintzing each found the net as Helena High blanked crosstown rival Helena Capital 2-0 on Thursday at Nelson Stadium.
Fitzgerald broke a scoreless tie in the first half. As he attacked the Bruins’ goal, he nearly lost possession to the keeper, but managed to keep touch, turn around and fire a shot off the top crossbar and into the net.
“I’m just lucky I got my touch first and was able to turn around and hit it,” he said. “I hoped for the best.”
The Bengals (2-1-1) hand the Bruins (2-1-0) their first loss of the season. Helena High split against the Kalispell schools last weekend at Siebel Soccer Fields.
“It feels really good,” said Fitzgerald. “We’re trying to keep this rolling for the next win too. I’m glad with our team, we have a great team out here.”
Helena High travels to Missoula Hellgate on Thursday, Sept. 15 for a 3 p.m. match against the Knights. The Bruins will host Missoula Big Sky the same evening with start time set for 6 p.m.