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October 16, 2013

Lions get past Seton Catholic; Chazy captures NSL's Division II

ELIZABETHTOWN — Joel Morris’ direct kick slipped inside the near-side post, helping No. 20 Elizabethtown-Lewis to a 2-1 defeat of No. 18 Seton Catholic in boys’ Northern Soccer League play Tuesday.

The game-winning goal was scored with 23 minutes remaining in the second half and was Morris’ second of the match.

 



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“We are continuing to improve despite injuries,” Lions coach Paul Buehler said. “Our biggest impact players (Tuesday) were Joel Morris of course and Hugh Harwood at the central midfield.”

Adam Tedford opened scoring at 12:00 of the first half.

Seton Catholic got in transition down the field. Tedford beat a few defenders in the box, blasting a nice shot to the corner.

After a scramble for a ball served in by Damien Gay, Morris tied the game at 1-all with 28 minutes remaining in the second half.

“Tedford and Baugh had solid games, and (Keagen) Briggs made some very nice saves,” Buehler said. “Seton is a fast, experienced team that can come at you in many ways.”

Justin LaPier made nine saves for Elizabethtown-Lewis, while Briggs made eight stops for the Knights.

Elizabethtown-Lewis 2, Seton Catholic 1

Seton Catholic 1 0 — 1

Elizabethtown-Lewis 0 2 — 2

First half- 1, SC, Tedford, 12:00.

Second half- 2, ELCS, Morris, 12:00. 3, ELCS, Morris, 17:00.

Shots: Elizabethtown-Lewis 12. Seton Catholic 10.

Saves: LaPier, ELCS, 9. Briggs, SC, 8.

CHAZY 5, WESTPORT 0

CHAZY — Hayden Guay and Alex Rabideau each finished with two goals and two assists in Chazy’s win over Westport.

With the victory, Chazy has officially wrapped up the Northern Soccer League Division II title.

Rabideau tallied a pair of goals in the first half for Chazy. Alec LaPierre also scored in the three-goal first half. Guay had two assists and Josh Barriere finished with one.

Guay then scored his two goals in the second half in under two minutes of each other. Rabideau assisted on both.

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