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High School Roundup | Northeastern boys soccer tops Pasquotank

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Northeastern's Jorge Pena Ridriguez fends off Pasquotank's Evan Jarvis during the game, Monday.

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From staff reports

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

The Northeastern boys soccer team defeated Pasquotank 5-1 on Monday evening at Northeastern.

NHS (6-6-1, 2-2-0 Northeastern Coastal Conference) had two goals each from Josue Molina and Jorge Pena Rodriguez.

Noah Hurdle scored, while Rodriguez, Sim Hurdle, David Kleinschuster and Daniel Lamb each had an assist.

Christoff Dixon scored on a header early off of an indirect kick that was assisted by Jalen Haist for Pasquotank (3-8-1, 1-3-0 NCC) in the conference match.

Both teams are in action today as NHS travels to league leader First Flight, while Pasquotank goes to Hertford County.

Manteo 4, John A. Holmes 2: Manteo (11-3-1, 8-0-0 Albemarle Athletic Conference) opened play with two goals inside the first ten minutes, provided by Randall Klotz and Brandon Gonzalez-Martinez. But the Aces responded with two goals of their own — one a solo strike from Nev Duruman and the second, also off Duruman's boot, from an assist by Marsel Zidan.

The teams traded threatening attacks for the remainder of the period of the league match and the Redskins were able to convert two of theirs, both by Randall Klotz.

In the second half, the Redskins pressed forward aggressively in their attacking half and created numerous opportunities, but the Aces played inspired defense as Josh Colon played a solid game in goal for the Aces.

The Aces (7-8-1, 4-3-0 AAC) counter-attacked regularly throughout the half and out-shot the Redskins in the period, but neither team could capitalize and the half ended scoreless.

“A loss is rarely a satisfactory result, and this outing is not an exception,“ Edenton coach Tom DiMartino said. ”but it's clear that the our squad continues to improve in every game."

Camden 0, Perquimans 0 (Camden 4-3 in penalty kicks): The Bruins (6-8-2, 2-5-0 AAC) earned a needed league win in penalty kicks on Monday.

Nate Graham, Cody Wallingford, Kevin Robertson and Jordan Wood scored in the penalty kick session.

Wallingford made 10 saves in the contest.

Perquimans (8-7-0, 3-4-0 AAC) hosts John A. Holmes, while Camden travels to Gates today.

First Flight 6, Currituck 0: The Knights (8-4-1, 3-1-0 NCC) were shutout for the second time this season on Monday at home.

First Flight improves to 11-1-0 overall and 4-0-0 in league play.

 

GIRLS TENNIS

John A. Holmes 9, Manteo 0: The Lady Aces (11-4, 4-0 Albemarle Athletic Conference) clinched the league regular season title with a sweep of the Lady Redskins at Manteo on Monday afternoon.

As the league champion, Edenton will have a first-round bye and host a second round match in the 1A dual team state playoffs.

Anna Bass (6-0, 6-0), Jessica Copeland (6-0, 6-0), Emily Cross (6-0, 6-0), Sydney Morris (6-3, 6-0), Lilly Bunch (6-2, 6-1) and Lilly Boyce (6-0, 6-0) were winners in singles.

In doubles, Bass and Cross (8-0), Morris and Molly Catherine White (8-1) with Bunch and Caroline Stoltz were victorious.

John A. Holmes concludes its regular season today at Riverside-Martin.

 

VOLLEYBALL

Camden def. First Flight 25-16, 25-21, 20-25, 23-25, 18-16: The Lady Bruins secured the five-set win on Monday at home.

Bianca Berry led Camden (15-4) with 15 kills, six blocks and six digs, while Madison Lindstrom followed with 10 kills and six blocks.

Brooke Gurganus posted 24 assists, 10 digs, nine kills, three aces, McKenzie Underwood added 18 digs and two aces, Addie Buhl had seven digs, with Gillian Denney posting nine kills.

Shelby Jones had eight kills and five digs, Carley Blizzard had five digs with four kills, with Caitlyn Overton posting 20 assists with five digs.

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