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Sunday, October 20, 2013Sectional Boys Soccer: Turner keys Van Buren, 1-0
SWANTON -- A freshman helped propel Van Buren to a sectional championship as the Black Knights nipped Liberty Center 1-0 in a Division III boys soccer sectional final at Swanton on Saturday.
Van Buren's Ryan Turner scored the only goal of the game on an assist from J.J. Mowrey as the Black Knights improved to 11-6 with the win while dropping Liberty Center to 8-8.
Van Buren goalkeeper Nathan Maynard recorded five saves in picking up the shut out. Zach Metzger had six saves for Liberty Center.
Van Buren now plays Ottawa Hills (9-8) in a 5 p.m. contest on Tueday in the Division III district semifinal match on the Green Bears' home field.
MILLER CITY 3
CONTINENTAL -- Jared Snyder's two goals and Hunter Berner's seven saves propelled Miller City to the distrcit finals as the Wildcats defeated Ottoville 3-0 in Saturday's Division III sectional finals boys soccer match.
The Wildcats play the winner of the Lima Central Catholic (13-3-1) and Van Wert game for the district semifinal at 7 p.m. on Tuesday at Kalida.
Jackson Lammers scored the Wildcats' third and final goal.
goals: (MC) Jared Snyder 2, Jackson Lammers 1. shots-on-goal: Ottoville & Miller City 7. saves: (Ott) Wesley Markward 4. (MC) Hunter Berner 7.
records: Ottoville 11-4-2, Miller City 9-6-2.
CLEAR FORK 5
UPPER SANDUSKY 1
TIFFIN -- Clear Fork's Karsten Vuillemont recorded a hat trick as the Colts stopped Upper Sandusky 5-1 in Saturday's Division II sectional boys Soccer final at Frost-Kalnow Stadium.
Clear Fork (13-2-3) will play Port Clinton (12-5) at 5 p.m. on Wednesday at Clyde in the Division II district semifinals.
Jake Neumann and Caleb Merendino also scored goals while Cade Hickenbotham, Neumann and Josh Hart recorded assists.
Brandon Miller got Upper Sandusky (8-7-2) on the board with 7:49 remaining in the game.
Clear Fork had a 13-1 edge in shots. Upper Sandusky goalkeeper Clay Musgrave recorded eight assists.
CONTINENTAL -- Ian Richey's lone goal advanced Kalida past Continental 1-0 Saturday in the Division III sectional finals boys soccer game.
The Wildcats (12-2-3) will host New Knoxville at 5 p.m . Tuesday in the district semfinal.
Goalkeeper Brent Hovest recorded nine saves for the Wildcats.
goals: (Kal) Ian Richey. shots-on-goal: Kalida 4, Continental 9. saves: (Kal) Brent Hovest 9. (Con) Austin Mansfield 3.
records: Kalida 12-2-3, Continental 10-7-1.
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