Red Bulls blank Escanaba Bayside in season opener

MARQUETTE – Nicolaas Vermaat scored twice and added an assist to lead the Superiorland Soccer Association Marquette Red Bulls U12 squad to a 4-0 season-opening win over Escanaba Bayside Sept. 7 at Beaver Grove.

One of Vermaat’s tallies came off a penalty kick.

Trevor Salmon and Drew Wyble also scored for the Red Bulls, with Willie Noble, Erik Salminen and Jacob Rose drawing helpers.

Salmon tended goal in the first half, while Ivan Bannan served as the Marquette keeper in the second, making two stops.