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October 2, 2013

Unbeaten Margaretville earns 7-2 victory over H-T


Two goals apiece from Cooper Reither and Kyle Short helped unbeaten Margaretville to a 7-2 Delaware League boys soccer victory over visiting Hunter-Tannersville on Tuesday.

Reither opened the scoring 10 minutes into play off an assist from Matt Van Valkenburg. Six minutes later, Short headed in a corner kick from Reither to make it 2-0.

The Blue Devils (10-0, 6-0) scored seven goals on 11 shots.

Van Valkenburg, Roberto Sarabia and Colby Russo and scored for Margaretville, which will play at Roxbury on Thursday.

Jake Davis scored a pair of second-half goals for Hunter-Tannersville.

Delhi 2, Sidney 1

The last of Mitch Reed’s two goals came eight minutes before halftime and gave the visiting Bulldogs a two-goal lead en route to a Midstate Athletic Conference victory.

Reed, who has 10 goals on the season, penetrated into the penalty box before scoring from about 12 yards.

Justin Charles halved Sidney’s deficit with 15 minutes left. Dean Howard lofted a pass that Charles ran onto. Charles scored into the right corner from 15 yards, his seventh goal in Sidney’s last three games.

Sidney (5-5-1), which was missing three injured starters, will host Afton today.

Roxbury 3, Downsville 1

The visiting Rockets attempted five shots but scored on three of them to win in the Delaware League.

“They were getting behind the defense,” Downsville coach Scott Reed said of Roxbury’s offense.

Downsville (6-5, 2-2) tied the score at 1 midway through the first half when Antonio Gomes headed in a corner kick from Billy Smith.

The Rockets took the lead for keeps with nine minutes left in the first half. Charlie Dietrich’s second goal came on a 20-yard shot from the left side to the far post.

Kris Walcutt contributed a insurance goal for Roxbury in the second half.

The Eagles will host Gilboa on Thursday.

Windham 2, Gilboa 1

Zach Meyer’s goal with 18:47 left in the first half gave visiting Windham a two-goal cushion and the Warriors held on for a Delaware League victory.

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