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Middle School Boys Soccer comes down to the wire

Hallsboro’s goalie makes the save during the shootout.

East Columbus Soccer coach speaks with Hallsboro principal Derrick Boyd before checking out future Gator soccer players.

Tuesday, Hallsboro dealt Acme-Delco its second loss. The Tigers and Trojans were tied at three each after regulation. Hallsboro took the win with a 2-1 advantage in penalty kicks. Williams continued its quest for the title with a 3-0 win over Tabor City. Nakina’s 6-2 win over Evergreen keeps the Mustangs in the hunt.

Monday, Nakina’s 6-5 win over Cerro Gordo eliminated the Stingers from title contention. Hallsboro edged Tabor City 3-2 and Acme-Delco shut out Chadbourn 7-0.

Central Middle was idle and carries a 5-1 mark into its match at Evergreen Thursday. Williams is now 5-1-1, Hallsboro and Nakina are both 5-2, while Acme-Delco is 3-2-1. Nakina finishes play at Hallsboro Thursday.

A shootout between Williams and Acme-Delco will take place at West Columbus Thursday at 5:45 p.m. to determine a winner of the contest that took place on November 7. Due to a miscommunication with an official, a shootout did not take place to determine the match winner. The completion is necessary because a number of teams possible championship outcomes depend on which team wins.

For a complete report on all possible scenarios see Thursday’s print edition of The News Reporter.

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