Morrison off to strong start for Reed City soccer team

REED CITY — Hunter Morrison is set to have a strong junior soccer season at Reed City.

Morrison has already scored earlier in the season and has given his team a boost in various games. It’s his third varsity soccer season.

“We’re rebuilding up to the top right now,” he said. “We’re definitely growing as a team a lot better.”

Morrison’s been an attacking and defensive midfielder. His role is to be a strong all-around player.

“Passing and physical contact,” are among his strengths as a player, Morrison indicated.

He had a busy summer with sports like soccer and baseball.

The Coyotes are looking to have a solid season as they get ready for September.

“Competing as a whole is what we need to do,” he said. “We need to stay strong in everything we do.”

Doug Emington is the new coach this season. But the Coyotes have had five coaches in the last five years and Morrison is working with his third skipper.

“We have a good idea of what (Emington) is asking of us,” Morrison said. “We have a lot of potential and soccer talent.”

Morrison predicted in midseason that junior Lorenz Hoernel would get the team going offensively. Hoernel scored four goals in three games at the Katke Invitational on Tuesday.

But it will be a challenging schedule for the Coyotes, Morrison predicted.

“We have a very competitive conference,” he said of the Central State Activities Association.