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Marriotts Ridge boys soccer squeaks out 2-1 win over Reservoir

Marriotts Ridge boys soccer squeaks out 2-1 win over Reservoir

For Marriotts Ridge boys soccer, the second half on Tuesday night against Reservoir was not going the way it intended. But in a tight game between two quality opponents, it doesn’t always have to. Even just a single play can decide the match’s outcome.

The Mustangs’ eventual 2-1 road triumph had two such sequences that happened to occur less than a minute apart. First was a nifty equalizer off a set piece with about 26 minutes to play in regulation, and then came a well-executed counter attack that resulted in the go-ahead goal. It turned out to be the only offense the Mustangs would need en route to securing their fourth win in five games.

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