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September 24, 2013

LOCAL ROUNDUP: Trojans blank Hilltoppers

DANVILLE — Covington keepers Collin Mears and Dylan Moore had a very quiet afternoon against the Schlarman Academy Hilltoppers at Drummy Field.

The net minders for the Trojans didn’t face a shot on goal during their team’s shutout victory, 2-0, over the Hilltoppers.

At the other end of the field, Schlarman’s Chris Kuchefski did all that he could, turning away 17 of 19 shots on goal and Covington finished with 41 total shots in the non-conference contest.

Zeb Newlin and Travis Coleman were the only players for the Trojans that were successful in getting shots past Kuchefski, both goals came in the first half.

“Our team did a nice job of controlling the game with possession tonight,’’ Covington coach Ryan Sowers said. “But, we struggled to put the ball in the back of the net. Schlarman did a nice job of getting a body in front of our shots and their keeper (Kuchefski) did an outstanding job in goal tonight.’’

The Trojans (6-2-1 overall) is back in action tonight as Covington will host the Benton Central Bison at the Trojan Sports Complex.

Bismarck-Henning 5, Georgetown-Ridge Farm 2

GEORGETOWN — Skylar Neutzman had two goals and an assist as the Blue Devils got past the Buffaloes 5-2 in a high school soccer match on Monday.

Neutzman’s first goal, off an assist from Blake Reifsteck, broke a 2-2 tie in the match. Reifsteck also had two goals and an assist for the Blue Devils, who improve to 4-3-1 overall.

Reed Smith had both goals for the Buffaloes, giving them a 1-0 lead and 2-1 lead in the first half, but Georgetown-Ridge Farm was held scoreless in the second half.

Bismarck-Henning will host Danville High in a 4:30 p.m. match on Thursday at the Danville Soccer Association complex.

PREP BOYS GOLF

Bott, Blue Devils cruise

DANVILLE — Bismarck-Henning senior Andy Bott claimed another medalist honor on Monday as he shot an even-par 36 at Harrison Park Golf Course.

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