Portsmouth 5, Waverly 0
Chelsea Cartee (PHS) def. Rebekah Holt (WHS) 6-4, 6-0
Lauren Coleman (PHS) def. Megan Long (WHS) 6-4, 6-3
Ireland Riley (PHS) def. Hagen Childers (WHS) 6-0, 6-0
Emily Hicks/Ryann Campbell (PHS) def. Natalie Fish/Heidi Lamerson (WHS) 6-3, 6-1
Rylee Moorhead/Ashleigh Call (PHS) def. Hope Wilburn/Shanda Nibert (WHS) 6-2, 6-2
Wheelersburg 4, Ironton 1
Lea Wright (Burg) def. Aleigha Justice (Iron) 6-2, 6-2
Kara Spencer (Iron) def. Katie Widdig (Burg) 6-4, 6-4
Kaitlyn Sommer (Burg) def. Holly Bruce (Iron) 6-3, 6-4
Rachel Hooper/Alexis Vaughn (Burg) def. Sophie Caine/Rachel Sanders (Iron) 6-3, 6-1
Victoria Thomas/Alyssa Holcomb (Burg) def. Savannah Friend/Sydney Webb (Iron) 6-1, 6-3
Minford 9, New Boston 4
The Minford Falcons defeated the Glenwood Tigers Tuesday evening in Minford, Ohio by a score of 9-4.
Scoring for Minford were Elijah Craft (3), Jeremy Fuhrmann (3), Tanner Gampp, Ian Tolle and Matthew Harris.
New Boston received scores from Drake Truitt (3) and Dylan Rawlins.
South Webster 4, Wheelersburg 2
The South Webster Jeeps came up with a win over the Wheelersburg Pirates Tuesday evening in South Webster, Ohio by a final score of 4-2.
“This was a good win for us and we had four different guys score goals,” South Webster soccer coach Corey Claxon said. “Our defense worked well to keep a good amount of possession and Trevor Corriell was strong in the goal for us as well. Overall it was a great night.”
The Pirates struck first against the Jeeps, when Wheelersburg scored with 29:29 remaining in the first half.
Shane Zimmerman put the Jeeps on the board after he scored for South Webster with 29:12 remaining in the first, a few seconds after Wheelersburg’s initial match goal. Zimmerman was assisted by Alek Blevins.
Blevins added to his assist with a goal of his own with 16:17 left in the first half.
At halftime, South Webster led Wheelersburg 2-1.
Momentum continued for the Jeeps in the second half when Shiloah Blevins found the back of the net with 23:57 remaining in the match.
Ty Collins scored the fourth and final goal of the evening for South Webster. His score came with 9:23 seconds left in the game.
The Pirates fired back with 8:36 left in the match, when Christian Hughes gave Wheelersburg their second score of the match.
With the win, South Webster improves to 2-0 overall on the season and will host Minford Thursday evening with a 5:30 p.m. start.
Northwest 6, Chesapeake 1
The Northwest Mohawks opened up their soccer season with a win over the Chesapeake Panthers, Monday, August 22, 2016.
“Both offensively and defensively we played really well,” Northwest soccer coach Josh Keeney said. “(We) possessed the ball and played well as a team from back to front.”
Northwest struck first with 33:15 remaining in the first half, as Austin Slusher scored a goal with an assist by Tyler Webb. Again in the first half Mason Campbell scored aided by an assist from Webb with 10:28 remaining in the half.
Slusher struck again for the Mohawks with 37:44 seconds remaining in the second half. Webb got his first goal of the match after assisting twice with 33:40 left in the second half. Evan Throckmorton gave the assist to Webb.
After assisting Webb, Throckmorton found the back of the net, scoring for the Mohawks. Throckmorton’s goal came with 19:42 left in the match.
Webb scored again for Northwest less than two minutes later, the final goal for the Mohawks coming with 18:10 left.
Chesapeake avoided the shutout by scoring their only goal of the match with 4:30 remaining in the match.
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