Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

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September 3, 2013

Beavers’ soccer teams busy on the pitch

EAST RIVER — The Bluefield High School boys soccer team welcomed the Oak Hill Red Devils to the East River Soccer Complex, Tuesday evening and came up on the short end of a 6-1 decision.

Bluefield’s lone goal, the first scored against Oak Hill this season, came from Evan Abbey on a penalty kick. Beavers goalkeeper Jeremy Thompson had 27 saves in the match.

The Beavers record is now 2-4 on the season.

Girls soccer

Bluefield 3,            James Monroe 3

EAST RIVER — The Bluefield Lady Beavers soccer team battled James Monroe to a 3-3 tie, Tuesday evening at the East River Soccer Complex. No further details were available.

Princeton 4, Nitro 1

NITRO — The Princeton Tigers defeated Nitro 4-1, Tuesday evening in Mountain State Athletic Conference girls soccer play. Amanda Barrett scored all four goals and Tori Billips had one assist. Haley Coburn had 11 saves in goal. Princeton out shot Nitro 18-15.

Barrett now has 14 goals for the season.

Princeton plays home at Thursday against Cabell Midland.

Boys soccer

PikeView 3, Shady Spring 0

GARDNER — Seth Wood scored a pair of goals and Brandon Calfee added a goal and an assist to lead the PikeView Panthers past the Shady Spring Tigers, Tuesday evening on the PVHS campus.

Isaac Van Blaricom had a pair of assists and Austin Cordell had a save in goal for Pike View who is now 3-1-1 and will host Independence on Thursday.


Richlands 3,           Twin Valley 1

RICHLANDS, Va. — The Richlands Lady Blues defeated Twin Valley 25-13, 13-25, 25-11, 25-22, Tuesday evening.

Sarah Compton had 15 kills, eight aces and 17 points while Hannah Alley added eight aces and 25 points. Olivia Harmon had 23 assists and Mac Cordill had 19 digs, three aces and 16 points.

Richlands is 3-2 and will play at Graham on Thursday.


Tigers finish second

GLADE SPRINGS — The Princeton High golf team finished second, four strokes behind Shady Spring in a four-team match, Tuesday at Glade Springs. Princeton’s Tyler Hillyer was medalist with a nine-hole 36.

Shady took the team event with a 160, followed by Princeton (164), Greenbrier East (167) and Woodrow Wilson (187).

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