Regionally Ranked Men’s Soccer Shuts Out Newberry
MURFREESBORO, N.C. – The regionally ranked Chowan Men's Soccer team continued to win at home to move to 4-2-1 overall with a 2-0 shutout of Newberry in non-conference action on Tuesday afternoon.
FINAL | Chowan 2, Newberry 0
RECORDS | Chowan 4-2-1, Newberry 2-4-1
LOCATION | Murfreesboro, N.C. (Hawks Soccer Field)
INSIDE THE BOXSCORE
The Hawks move to 4-0-1 at home this season.
Trevin Myers picked up three points on the afternoon with a goal and an assist in the win. Josh Baker tallied the final strike for the Hawks.
Elliot Chadderton had a quiet day in cage posting only three saves. The Hawks' backline of James Scott, Toby Sims, Jamie McNicholas, and Mike Dowling kept the Wolves offense quiet.
Newberry oushot the Hawks 18-14 but could only find the target on three shots.
HOW IT HAPPENED
Denis Roule ripped a shot in the first minute of action but the Newberry defense blocked the attempt. Toby Sims tallied a header in the 12' as the attempt found the hands of the Wolves' keeper.
Newberry found themselves on the attack in the 18' as a Wolves shot was denied by Elliot Chadderton. The Wolves continued their attack in the 20' but was once again snuffed out by Chadderton and crew.
In the 36', Jamie McNicholas sent a cross from the right side of the pitch and found Trevin Myers in space on the left wing. Myers dribbled past a defender towards the touch line and slid a shot far post for the 1-0 advantage.
Chowan tried to widen the gap in the late stages of the half as Jeremy Brooker had a shot blocked and James Scott's header hit the post.
Jeremy Brooker tallied two dangerous shots in the first 10 minutes of the second half as one shot was saved by the keeper and the other hit the far post.
In the 58', Trevin Myers had a shot blocked by the Wolves' defense and squirted out to the boot of Josh Bakerfinding the back of the net from distance.
The Hawks would maintain possession for most of the half despite the aggressive nature of Newberry.
Chowan heads on the road to face their second nationally ranked opponent in Conference Carolinas play, as the Hawks face #14 Limestone in Gaffney, S.C. on Saturday, September 30. Kick-off is slated for 4:30pm.