Late Rally Leads to Soccer Win Over Hoosac

On the last weekend of September, Northwood’s Boys’ Soccer faced off against Hoosac School. Many students and faculty showed their support for the first home soccer match of the season, and the scoreline did not disappoint.

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Northwood Team Huddle before the kick-off vs. Hoosac School in September 2019 (Photo: Mr. Michael Aldridge)

The Huskies came out strong, getting an early lead in the first ten minutes with a goal from Kenji Mboma Dem ‘20. However, as the first forty-five minutes came to a close, the opponent team was able to pull a goal back, ending the first half with 1-1.

At the start of the second half, Hoosac School scored a penalty kick and took a 2-1 lead. The Huskies continued to push but struggled to finish their many chances, until Luke Smith ‘21 struck with two goals back-to-back. With the cheer from the supporters who came to watch, Northwood ended the game with a 3-2 victory.

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