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Baron soccer girls take first-ever victory over Goochland

SoVaNow.com / April 04, 2018
The Bluestone varsity girls soccer team hosted Goochland last Wednesday and accomplished a historic feat for the soccer program with the 2-1 victory.

The win marked the first time in the history of the girls’ soccer program that Bluestone has bested Goochland.

The match was extremely competitive. Defense was strong for both teams, but Goochland found the net at the 33:45 mark for the 1-0 Lady Bulldogs lead.

Coming out of the half down by a goal, the Lady Barons turned up their game in the second half.



April Newton scored on an assist by Ashlyn Knott 6:53 into the half to tie the score 1-1. The girls continued to play solid defense and after nearly 10 minutes of play, Ashlyn Knott found the net on a breakaway at the 16:37 mark.

This would be the last of the scoring in an exciting 2-1 match for the Lady Barons.

The Lady Barons are off this week and will return to action on April 9 with a road game versus Buckingham.

Goochland boys blast Barons in 9-0 shutout

In the nightcap following the Lady Barons win, the Barons boys’ soccer team started slow, could never recover and dropped its match with Goochland 9-0.

Goochland came out strong and scored in the second, eighth, 11th, and 12-minute mark of the first half. The bulldogs posted two additional goals before the half for the 6-0 lead.

Goochland started the second half where they left off in the first, scoring a goal four minutes in. They scored again in the seventh and tenth minute, making the final 9-0, Goochland.

The Barons return to action Tuesday with a road match at Buckingham.



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