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September 8, 2013

B'town boys win soccer opener

SARANAC — Ryan Waterbury and Alex Price combined for 10 points Friday night and the Beekmantown boys’ soccer team rolled to a 6-1 victory over Saranac in Northern Soccer League play on Friday night.

The Eagles held a 1-0 lead at the half before breaking loose for five goals in the second half.

Beekmantown scored three goals in the first eight minutes of the second half to open up a comfortable lead.

Waterbury finished with three goals and two assists, while Price added two goals and three assists. Ben Frederick and Zach Bingel also scored goals for Beekmantown, which held a 25-16 shot advantage.

Caleb Keysor tallied the lone goal for the Chiefs.

Matt LaClair turned away five shots in the Beekmantown nets.

Beekmantown 6, Saranac 1

Beekmantown 1 5 — 6

Saranac 0 1 — 1

First half- 1, Beek, Waterbury (Price), 6:57.

Second half- 2, Beek, Frederick (Price), 1:02. 3, Beek, Waterbury (Price), 6:06. 4, Beek, Price (Waterbury), 7:38. 5, Beek, Bingel (Waterbury), 19:08. 6, Sar, Keysor (Myers), 25:33. 7, Beek, Waterbury (Proper), 38:02.

Shots: Beekmantown 25, Saranac 16.

Saves: LaClair, Beek, 5. Wright, Sar, 19.

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