City of Dodge City proclaims special day for Red Demon Soccer Team

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DODGE CITY, Kan. — The city of Dodge City commissioners met on Monday evening for a regularly scheduled meeting. The first item on the agenda was proclaiming Friday, November 20 as ‘Dodge City High School Red Demon Soccer Team Day’ in honor of the DCHS team that claimed the class 6A state championship on Saturday, November 7 in Topeka.

WHEREAS, the Red Demons soccer team then went through their Western Athletic Conference season undefeated; and out scored WAC opponents 52 goals to 0 and;

WHEREAS, the Red Demons soccer team marched through their regular season in undefeated fashion outscoring their opponents 106-7 and;

WHEREAS, on Friday, these young men took on the team from Blue Valley High School and they scored on us to go up 1-0 with a little over 4 minutes remaining and we scored with 2 minutes remaining to go into overtime. Alan Lopez scored winning goal in overtime with an assist from Erubiel Duron.

WHEREAS, on Saturday, these players were matched again with the team from Olathe East who had been their opponents in their final game of last year’s playoffs. The Red Demons, backed by quite a crowd of fans and spectators, scored an early first half goal and then locked down their opponent. When the final whistle blew, the Red Demons soccer team were at 3 to 0, with a victory and the best in the state; and

WHEREAS, in bringing home the 6A State Championship to Dodge City High School, these young men allowed no goals by an opponent in post-season play and completed a season composed of 20 WINS and NO LOSSES.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Mayor of the City of Dodge City with the concurrence of the City Commission assembled in regular session at Dodge City, Kansas, this 16th day of November, 2020, that Friday, November 20th be set aside as

DODGE CITY HIGH SCHOOL RED DEMON SOCCER TEAM DAY

to honor a team of young men who are representative of the quality and caliber of young men and women, not only of our school community, but of our entire community.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the great seal of City of Dodge City to be affixed, this 16th day of November 2020.