Bath: Men’s Varsity Soccer week in review

Hyde School      1

Kents Hill            3

Kents Hill School traveled to Bath to play the Phoenix on the Turf field Wednesday October 26th.  The game was played under mostly sunny skies with a light breeze and temperatures in the 50s.   Kents Hill scored first on a nicely placed shot in the 23rd minute.  Hyde Goal Keeper Alec Randall ’12 saved a Penalty Kick in the 30th minute, the result of a hard defensive tackle in the box.  The score at the half was 1-0 Kents Hill.

At the start of the second half, Hyde started maintaining possession of the ball more and created multiple scoring opportunities.  However, Kents Hill scored on a nicely crossed ball in the 64th minute.  Kents Hill capitalized again two minutes later, scoring on a Penalty Kick.  Hyde countered in the 72nd minute when Jamal Frazer-Borden ‘13 converted on a Penalty Kick to make it 3-1.  Hyde tried to close the gap late in the match, but failed to find the back of the net.  Outstanding individual play came from keeper Alec Randall ’12 who made some exceptional saves, and Captains Jon Lee ’12 and Scott Georgaklis ’12 who commanded respect for their tireless work ethic and defensive grit.

Hyde School                       4

Gould Academy                2

Gould Academy traveled to Bath to play the Hyde School Phoenix on Wednesday November 2nd.  The match was played on Hyde’s natural grass pitch under sunny skies.

Nabil Eshraghian’13 started the scoring for Hyde in the 13th minute.  Mike Burke’13 found the back of the net off an Evan Preece‘12 assist in the 20th minute.  Evan Preece‘12 worked his magic again in the 29th minute scoring an unassisted goal. Two minutes later, Jamal Frazer-Borden’13 slotted a nice ball to Mike Burke’13 for a nicely placed goal.  With just under three minutes remaining in the half, Gould was awarded a penalty kick for a strong defensive tackle in the box.  The Gould player converted on the PK to make the score 4-1 at the half.  Gould scored a second goal off a nicely placed header in the 61st minute.  Hyde’ defensive players;  Wilson MacMillan ’14, Chester Hill’12, Scott Georgaklis’12 and Jon Lee’12 stepped up their efforts for the remainder of the match to preserve the win.