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September 12, 2013

Blue Bombers defeat Knights in boys' soccer

LAKE PLACID — The Lake Placid boys scored late in the first half and early in the second half for a 2-0 victory over Seton Catholic in Northern Soccer League action Wednesday afternoon.

The Blue Bombers opened the scoring with 1:55 left in the first half when Pat Kane fed the ball to Stuart Baird, who beat two defenders and drove a low shot inside the far post.



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Then with just 2:40 gone in the second half, Nzoni Thompson sent the ball into the box, and Andrew Meister scored from close range.

The Blue Bombers held a 14-13 advantage in shots on goal, with Chris Kordziel making 13 saves for the shutout. Keagen Briggs stopped 11 shots for the Knights.

“A 40-minute delay due to thunderstorms didn’t take away from a great contest between Class C rivals,” Lake Placid coach Stuart Hemsley said. “Both teams’ goalkeepers and defenders were kept busy by talented forward play, especially from Seton’s Adam Tedford and Kaden Baugh.”

The Knights’ best opportunity to score came late in the contest when Tedford drove a 30-yard shot off the crossbar.

Lake Placid 2, Seton Catholic 0

Seton Catholic 0 0 — 0

Lake Placid 1 1 — 2

First half- 1, LP, Baird (Kane), 38:05.

Second half- 2, LP, Meister (Thompson), 2:40.

Shots: Lake Placid 14, Seton Catholic 13.

Saves: Kordziel, LP, 13. Briggs, SC, 11.

CROWN POINT 4, KEENE 1

KEENE — Noah Macey scored three first-half goals, including one just 1:19 into the game, to help power the Panthers.

Macey added goals at 13:17 and 18:35 of the opening half.

Gabe Warner put Keene on the board 9:57 into the second half, but Judd DeBrobander answered for the Panthers at 28:01.

Brendan Crowningshield stopped five shots in the Crown Point nets, and Max Rossi made six stops for Keene.

Crown Point 4, Keene 1

Crown Point 3 1 — 4

Keene 0 1 — 1

First half- 1, CP, Macey, 1:19. 2, CP, Macey (Pertak), 13:17. 3, CP, Macey, 18:35.

Second half- 4, K. Warner (Ko), 9:57. 5, CP, DeBrobander, 28:01.

Shots: Keene 12, Crown Point 10.

Saves: Rossi, CP, 6. Crowningshield, CP, 5.

 

 

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