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AHS boys soccer edged by Bluffton, 1-0

By Cort Reynolds

BLUFFTON--The Bluffton squad nipped visiting Ada High School boys soccer team 1-0 in a defense-oriented Northwest Conference match Monday, September 26, at Steinmetz Field.

The Bulldogs fell to 4-4-3 and 1-1-1 in the NWC with the defeat. The Pirates improved to 6-4-1 overall and 3-0 in the NWC with their fifth straight win and 37th consecutive league victory.

Neither team scored in the first half. Pirate Justin Good then converted a penalty kick goal at the 61:08 mark for the only score of the match,

Pirate goalkeeper Alek Davis made four saves, while Kyle Basil added two stops in goal.

Ada keeper Colton Long made 10 saves.

The Pirates put 12 of their 26 shots on goal, while Ada got off seven shots, six of which were on goal.

Ada (0-3 NCOSA) plays at league foe Cory-Rawson (3-4-4, 1-0-2 NCOSA) Thursday evening. The Bulldogs then visit winless WBL foe Van Wert (0-9-1) Saturday at 11 a.m.