SKIPWITH - The Bluestone Barons and the Buckingham Knights played back to back soccer matches last Wednesday and Thursday.
Bluestone 2 Buckingham 2
On Wednesday evening the Barons traveled to Buckingham and saw the possession of the ball go back and forth between the two teams, but neither team could get a shot in the net in the first half.
Bluestone started the second half with more intensity. In the 6th minute Cooper Carter scored on a pass from Gabe Giammatteo to put the Barons up 1-0.
Buckingham answered with a goal in the 14th minute.
Cooper score again for Bluestone in the 19th minute to put the Barons up 2-1.
Buckingham came back to score to tie the match at 2-2. Regulation ended with the match tied 2-2.
The Barons had a couple of opportunities in overtime, but couldn’t get a shot to go in. The match ended in a 2-2 tie.
Bluestone’s defense was tough and Daniel Presgraves had five saves on goal.
The whole team played hard, but couldn’t get the win.
Bluestone 8 Buckingham 2
On Thursday evening the action switched to Bluestone and the results were different.
The Barons started the match in control.
Carter scored in the ninth minute on a pass from Giammatteo.
They scored again in the 18th minute when Xavier Sturdifen scored to make the score 2-0.
In the 25th minute Cooper scored again to run the score to 3-0.
Buckingham scored in the 39th minute to make the score 3-1.
Bluestone continued to control the game in the second half
Carter scored in the fifth minute on a penalty kick for his fourth “hat trick” of the year to run the score to 4-1. The Knights fought back and scored in the eighth minute to make the score 4-2.
X. Sturdifen scored his second goal in the 17th minute on a pass from Chris Bagbey to make the score 5-2. Bagbey came back to score in the 18th minute with an assist from Zach Newton to make the score 6-2.
Kyleigh Brown scored in the 28th to run the score to 7-2.
Brown scored again in the 30th minute on a pass from Carter to make the score 8-2.
Bluestone’s defense played a tough game, as well as the rest of the team.
Daniel Presgraves had seven saves in the goal.
Coach Wells said it was a great team victory.
The Barons record improved to 9-5-1 while the Knights dropped to 8-4-2.