“He can make things happen,” Homer said. “We try to go through him with everything. He has taken on the role this year as our playmaker.”
Mustang took its lumps last season by playing so many freshmen and sophomores, but it seems to be paying off for the Broncos this season.
“We kind of threw guys in the fire and had to have them grow up a little bit, and they have,” Homer said.
Mustang is eyeing a return to the playoffs but plays in a tough district that includes defending state and national champion Norman North, perennial power Edmond Memorial, U.S. Grant, Putnam City, Westmoore and Lawton.
Mustang returns to action after spring break when it hosts the Bronco Cup. The eight-team field includes Edmond North, Putnam City North, Norman, Bixby, Bartlesville, Westmoore and Guymon.
Key dates for the high school soccer season
March 28-30: Tournament week
April 2: District play begins
April 30: First round of playoffs
May 3: Second round of playoffs
May 7: Semifinals of playoffs
May 10-11: State championships