WCS Boys Beat Hamilton

September 17, 2019

Waterville boys varsity soccer snapped another long losing streak to an opponent last week while remaining unbeaten.

 

The Indians beat Hamilton 3-0 to give the Emerald Knights their first loss to Waterville in about 20 years. That win, plus another shutout over Sauquoit Valley, improved Waterville to 5-0.

 

Home against Hamilton, Waterville rolled to a 2-0 half on the strength of goals from Marco Barberi and Jacob Barth. Barberi scored first a little more than halfway through the period before Barth took a diagonal pass up close from Austin Hutchins to score.

 

Hutchins almost scored himself with 7:50 before the break, but a Hamilton defender cleared the ball.

Waterville’s defensive effort kept Hamilton from getting good looks. Five times freshman goalie Cole Pearsall stopped a shot, including a diving stop with 18 minutes to play.

 

That came a minute after the game resumed following a long break in the action when a Hamilton player went down near the Indians goal with an injury. Play resumed once he was loaded into the ambulance for a trip to …

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