On Sept. 4, the Spartans traveled to Milford to take on the Eagles in their second conference game of the season. The game ended in a disappointing 0-0 draw, putting the Spartans to a 1-0-1 record in the conference.
On Saturday, the Spartans topped Indian Hill, 3-0, behind two goals and an assist from sophomore Oliver Walker. The game started very quickly. The Spartans started off strong and caught the Braves on their heels. Not far into the game, Oliver Walker scored a goal, giving the Spartans a 1-0 lead.
On Aug. 28 the Turpin Spartans took on the Kings Knights in their first ECC division battle of the season. The Spartans came out of the gate with a boom, firing shots at the goalkeeper early and often. If it weren’t for a miraculous save by the Kings goalkeeper, the Spartans would have been up 1-0 within the first three minutes. However, it didn’t take long before the Spartans capitalized. The Spartans threw the ball into the box on a restart and the ball bounced around until it found the back of the net. Not long after, Tyger King found the back of the net to put the Spartans up 2-0. However, if it weren’t for two crucial saves by Turpin’s goalkeeper Brad Herndon, the game would have a whole different story. The Spartans closed the half when Oliver Walker was fouled in the box, and Richard Fiel scored the penalty kick to make the game 3-0.
On Saturday, the Spartans traveled to Sycamore to take on the Aviators. In an early-season match-up between two of the top 10 teams in the city, the Spartans were very excited to prove themselves against a good team.