The Fountain Valley High boys’ soccer team started a freshman in its back line on Wednesday in a nonleague match against Dana Hills.
Cantor Wright started alongside his older brother, sophomore Connor Wright, and everything went right defensively for the Barons in their 3-0 shutout at home.
Senior goalkeeper Bryce Nichols was pivotal in the Fountain Valley shutout. The senior withstood a barrage of shots in the opening 20 minutes of the game and halted the Dolphins’ rhythm.
“It was an important game defensively, [and] we needed a good game out of our goalie and our back four,” Fountain Valley coach Jason Smith said. “[Cantor] did well. It’s just a matter of getting him...