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Elkins girls earn tie with Indians

Bridgeport edges EHS boys with goal in the second half

October 11, 2013
By Ben Simmons Staff Writer , The Inter-Mountain

The Elkins High School girls earned a 1-1 tie with Bridgeport Thursday night in Big 10 Conference soccer play at the EHS field.

The Tigers found the net first when Olivia Underwood beat the goalie one-on-one with about 12:00 remaining in the first half. The Indians answered back in the second half when Jacquelyn Wolf scored the game- tying goal.

"Bridgeport is a good team, so to walk away with a tie isn't too bad," EHS coach Scott Cutright said. "The game was very hard fought with lots of shots on goal by both teams.

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The Inter-Mountain photo by Joey Kittle
Elkins High’s Daniel Crawford, left, controls the ball as Bridgeport defender Sammy Coulter moves in Thursday night in Big 10 Conference play at the EHS field.

"Our four defenders did a very good job tonight of holding back the Bridgeport attack. Now we have a big game on Saturday at Hampshire to determine the number one seed in our sectional tournament."

Elkins (10-3-2) will visit the Trojans at 1 p.m. Saturday.

Bridgeport's record is now 11-2-3 on the season.

In the boys' contest, Nicholas Strogen scored off a corner kick by Griffen Moon in the second half to give Bridgeport a 1-0 victory over the Tigers.

Tyler Gray was in goal for Elkins, while Noah Rhine tended net for the Indians, who improved to 10-4-3.

Elkins dropped to 8-7-2 and will travel to sectional foe Hampshire at 3 p.m. Saturday.



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