Oxford improves in setback to Harpursville

Field Hockey

Harpursville 4, Oxford 2

HARPURSVILLE – A penalty stroke with 10 seconds left put the finishing touch on Harpursville’s two-goal victory over the Blackhawks (5-6) Wednesday.

Oxford, despite a large deficit in shots and penalty corners, tied the game in the second half on Jessica Martin’s second goal of the game.

Harpursville’s Mackenzie Townsend found the Oxford cage at 13 minutes for the go-ahead goal. Harpursville finished with 15 shots and 21 total penalty corners. “I was really happy with our penalty corner defense, but you just can’t give a good team that many opportunities,” said Oxford coach Melissa Chrystie. “The first time we played them, we had no scoring chances and got lucky one time. “Today, we knocked on the door a couple of times. Harpursville is a good team, and they outplayed us by a little bit.”



Oxford is at Sidney Friday.

Summary

(1-1 at half)

Goals-assists: (H) Renee Ridder, 1-1; Relly Bell, 1-0, Mackenzie Townsend, 1-0, Stephanie Gaska, 1-0 (pen. stroke), Holly Andrews, 0-1; Ashley Westbrook, 0-1. (O) Jessica Martin, 2-0; Danielle Murphy, 0-1.

Shots-corners: (H) 15-21; (O) 4-0.

Saves: (O) Alyshia Crawford, 7, (H) Ashley Hall, 2.

Boys’ Soccer

Greene 7, Afton 0

AFTON – Dave Fors scored a pair of goals for Greene (10-1), who had five other players tally in a shutout at Afton Wednesday.

“They are a solid team, and even their subs control the ball pretty well,” said Afton coach Ron Rapp.

Summary

(4-0 at half)

Goals-assists: (G) Mark Day, 1-1, Dan Moriarty, 1-0; Dave Fors, 2-0; Ryan Ludwig, 0-1; Eli Marks, 1-0; Corey Dietrich, 1-0; one goal unaccounted.

Shots-corners: (G) 19-9, (A) 3-0.

Saves: (G) Curtis Richards, 3. (A) Jacob Arnold, 8, Clayton Andrews, 4.

G-MU 4, Stamford 0

COPES CORNERS – Cody Hall pushed in the first two goals for G-MU in a shutout of Stamford Wednesday.


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