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EHS boys, girls fall at Bridgeport; TC?golfers win

August 24, 2012
By Edgar Kelley and Jesse Skiles Staff Writers (sports@theintermountain.com) , The Inter-Mountain

BRIDGEPORT?- The Elkins High School boys soccer team dropped a 2-0 decision at the hands of Bridgeport Thursday night in Big 10 Conference action at Wayne Jamison Field.

Joey Reese and Brandon Hanlin had goals for the Indians, who improved to 2-1-0 with the victory.

"This was a game of two good defensive teams," Elkins coach Andy Montgomery said. "Bridgeport out-muscled us and took advantage of our mistakes. We watched the ball a few times and that made them more dangerous.

"We had flashes of decent play, but their defense was all over the field and turned the tide of this game. We couldn't hold possession long enough to get good looks at the goal."

Bridgeport outshot Elkins 3-1 in the contest and held a 2-0 advantage in corner kicks. Tyler Gray had one save in net for the Tigers.

Elkins will travel to George Washington on Saturday for a non-conference contest.

Philip Barbour 1,

South Harrison 1

LOST?CREEK?- Philip Barbour battled South Harrison to a 1-1 deadlock Thursday in non-conference action.

The Colts' lone goal was scored by Saige Cline. Micah Shahan assisted on the score.

Philip Barbour (2-0-1) will return to action on Saturday when it entertains Notre Dame for a 7 p.m. contest.

Girls Soccer

Morgantown 3,

Buckhannon-Upshur 1

MORGANTOWN?- Maggie Snively found the net three times in the first half Thursday night, staking Morgantown to a 3-0 halftime lead and an eventual 3-1 victory over Buckhannon-Upshur.

"For whatever reason, we just didn't show up in the first half," Buckhannon-Upshur head coach Tom Hasbrouck said. "We have not had much intensity in practice either. It is something that hopefully they will get turned around."

Brooklyn Waddell scored the only B-U goal off a Hannah Stankus assist. Morgantown outshout B-U, 11-3, as Lady Buc goalkeeper Kelsey Hinzman produced eight saves.

Buckhannon-Upshur returns home Saturday afternoon, hosting Musselman at 2 p.m.

Bridgeport 5, Elkins 1

BRIDGEPORT?-Elkins dropped a 5-1 decision to Bridgeport Thursday night in Big 10 Conference action at Wayne Jamison Field.

Isabella Nieves scored the lone goal for the Lady Tigers, who fall to 2-2 with the loss.

Prep Golf

Tucker Wins

CANAAN?VALLEY?- Tucker County captured a four-team match Thursday at Canaan Valley Resort.

The Mountain Lions won the match after shooting a 200 for the day.

Petersburg followed with a 201 and Easy Hardy hit a 206 to round out the top three.

Low-medalist honors went to East Hardy's Korey Foltz with a 41.

Petersburg High School was led by Ryan Colaw, who finished the day with a 44.

Tucker County was led by Ian Nichols, who carded a 45 for the day.

Brandon Carr (48), Lucas Bast (53), Tyler Fike (54), Jonnette Michael (56) and Seth Evans (56) rounded out the scorers for the Mountain Lions.

Union had three golfers competing and Dalton Miller led the way with a 60.

Next week Tucker County will host a pair of matches, beginning on Tuesday against Tygarts Valley and Notre Dame.

The Mountain Lions will then entertain Southern Garrett, Northern Garrett and Moorefield on Thursday.

 
 

 

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