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Barons’ midfield excels in Lunenburg win / April 25, 2018

Bluestone’s midfield controlled the game from the start as the Baron boys soccer team went on to defeat JRD opponent Central-Lunenburg last week, 5-1.

Cooper Carter scored Bluestone’s first goal in the 12th minute, off a penalty kick that was earned by Chris Bagbey. In the 17th minute Evan Newton scored a long ball on a pass from Kyleigh Brown for the 2-0 halftime lead.

At the two-minute mark in the second half, Carter scored an unassisted goal. In the 8th minute Trei Venable found the net and in the 18th minute, Evan Newton assisted Carter for Carter’s first hat trick of the season.

Lunenburg scored a penalty kick in the 36th minute to make the final 5-1 in our favor.

Head coach Thomas Wells said, “Our defense was rock steady and kept the ball away from our goal area.”

Bluestone had a match at the end of last week versus Randolph-Henry, which they dropped 2-3. But the Barons came back strong on Monday night in Skipwith, besting JRD opponent and No. 1 Prince-Edward 4-1.

From the beginning of Monday’s game, Bluestone controlled the ball and outhustled Prince Edward. The Barons’ defenders and midfielders shut Prince Edward’s attack down holding PE to seven shots on goal the entire match.

Daniel Presgraves had one save and Dale Sturdifen, Jr. had a goal line save.

In the 21st minute Cooper Carter scored. He scored again in the 24th minute. In the 12th minute of the second half Cooper scored on a pass from Evan Newton.

In the 26th minute Prince Edward scored. In the 38th minute Cameron Strum assisted Carter for the final goal of the game, giving Bluestone the 4-1 victory over Prince Edward.

Currently the Barons are in fifth place in the JRD with a record of 4-3-1.

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