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September 11, 2013

Area Roundup: Gloucester boys soccer opens with win

Boys Soccer

Gloucester 2 Lynn Classical 1

The Fishermen move to 1-0 with a win on the road against a tough Northeastern Conference Large opponent.

Senior captain Alex Dahlmer gave Gloucester a 1-0 lead in the first half and Calvin Kipruto, also a senior captain, added an insurance goal late in the second half. The Rams got a goal during stoppage time in the second half but Gloucester held them off the rest of the way for the win.

Manchester Essex 3Amesbury 1

The Hornets scored the final three goals of the contest to improve to 1-0-1 on the season.

Parker Edington tied the score at 1-1 late in the first half with an assist from George Lantz, he would add another goal just before halftime to give the Hornets a 2-1 lead heading into the break. Lucas Firme’s breakaway goal in the second half capped the scoring at 3-1.

Manchester Essex next hosts CAL rival and Cape Ann counterpart Rockport on Friday night at Hyland Field (7:00 p.m.).

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