Wednesday, March 03, 2021

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Several Warriors’ Teams See Much Success During Second Week

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Ryan Silva and the Valley Regional boys’ soccer squad picked up two more wins in last week’s action to move to 3-0 on the season. Silva notched an assist in both games for the Warriors. File photo by Kelley Fryer/The Courier

Ryan Silva and the Valley Regional boys’ soccer squad picked up two more wins in last week’s action to move to 3-0 on the season. Silva notched an assist in both games for the Warriors. (File photo by Kelley Fryer/The Courier | Buy This Photo)

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Ava Boyles, Jamie Pullin, and the Valley girls’ volleyball team earned a win over Morgan on Oct. 8 to move to 2-0 on the season. Boyles notched 18 kills in the contest, and Pullin supplied 15 digs. File photo by Kelley Fryer/The Courier

Ava Boyles, Jamie Pullin, and the Valley girls’ volleyball team earned a win over Morgan on Oct. 8 to move to 2-0 on the season. Boyles notched 18 kills in the contest, and Pullin supplied 15 digs. (File photo by Kelley Fryer/The Courier | Buy This Photo)

Boys’ Soccer

The Valley Regional boys’ soccer team continued its hot start with a pair of victories in last week’s action. The Warriors’ wins improved their record to 3-0 on the season.

On Oct. 5, Valley headed to Westbrook and picked up a 2-0 win against the Knights. The Warriors got out to an early 1-0 lead with a goal from Jake Burdick off an assist from Simon Partyka at the 3:03 mark. Valley’s second goal came in the 65th minute on a score from Tucker Burr, assisted by Ryan Silva. The Warriors controlled most of the game, and Ian Silva didn’t have a lot of opportunities, but he made three saves.

Three days later, Valley hosted Morgan and secured a narrow 3-1 victory over the Huskies. The Warriors took an early 1-0 advantage on a Burdick goal assisted by Ryan Silva at the 1:30 mark. Then Morgan scored on a free kick in the first half to knot it up 1-1. In the second half, Valley controlled the pace better, but there weren’t a lot of chances to score. Then 60 minutes in the Warriors scored off a throw in from Keenan Pindar with Burr on hand to poke it into the net. Ian Silva had a good game with five saves to his credit.

Girls’ Soccer

The Warriors played a pair of games last week and earned a win and a tie on the slate. With these results, Valley’s record moved to 2-0-1 on the season.

On Oct. 6, the Warriors hosted Westbrook and claimed a 5-0 victory over the Knights. Taryn Frazier had a big game, scoring three goals to secure a hat trick. Calley also received goals from Grace Abderhaiden and Olivia Baldwin.

Three days later, the Warriors headed to Clinton to take on Morgan, and the teams played to a 1-1 draw. Valley fell behind after Morgan put a goal on the board in the 47th minute, but the Warriors got the equalizer with a goal form Frazier.

Girls’ Volleyball

The Warriors had just one game on last week’s slate, and they secured victory in that contest. With the win, Valley remained undefeated with a 2-0 record on the season.

On Oct. 8, the Warriors headed to Clinton where they claimed a 3-2 victory over the Huskies in a tense five-set match.

Valley took the first set by a score of 25-23, but Morgan claimed the second set by a 25-21 margin. The Warriors took set three with a score of 25-22, and the Huskies knotted it up with a 25-19 fourth set. In the final frame, Valley out scored Morgan 15-11 for the win.

Ava Boyles had a big game with 18 kills, three aces, and seven digs. Emi Bisson had 12 receptions and 11 digs to her credit, while Emma Counter had 21 assists, two aces, and a kill. Jamie Pullin provided 15 digs, nine kills, two assists, and an ace. Madison Neviaser added nine receptions and nine digs.


Chris Negrini is the Assistant Sports Editor for Zip06. Email Chris at c.negrini@shorepublishing.com.

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