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October 3, 2013

SPORTS ROUNDUP

SOCCER

Boys

Varsity

Central outlasts Astros

The varsity Astros were outscored 4-1 by Central last week in the first half. Pinkerton rebounded and scored 3 in the second to send the game to overtime.

The Little Green came away with the 5–4 win.

Freshman

Young Astros triumph

The freshmen Astros beat Central High School, 3-1.

Cobi Moore, Connor Delea, John Hodsdon and Eddie Welch scored for Pinkerton. The defensive line battled aggressively all game with Astros center fullback Cooper Cela dominating the ball in the air.

Girls

Varsity

Lady Astros drop one

The Astros took on their toughest competition so far this season when an undefeated Manchester Central came to play Sept. 25.

The Little Green started the scoring early with a goal two minutes into the game. Ten minutes later, midfielder Rachel Wood was taken down inside the box and took advantage of the penalty kick opportunity to tie the game at 1-1. Later in the second half ,Nicole Gonya set up a nice cross that Central played into the back of their own net to give the Astros the 2-1 advantage into half.

Then, Central broke down Pinkerton’s defense and took over the scoring action in the second half to end the game. 5-2. Aggressive play by goalie Julia Bousquet kept the Astros in contention for the majority of the game.

Pinkerton bounces back

On Thursday, the Lady Astros played a very good first half against Central and took a 1–1 game in the second half into overtime.

In the second overtime, the Astros found the back of the net for the 2–1 win.

Katy Ann Grochmal scored in the second half off of a pass from Aeriela Thornton and in overtime Katy Ann Grochmal made a nice outlet pass to Avery Drouin who scored her first varsity goal for the game winner.

JV

Junior Astros are rolling

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