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Dukes head into spring break with 5-0 record

The Gloucester High School varsity boys’ soccer team improved to 5-0 with wins over Kecoughtan and Phoebus prior to the spring break.

March 31 marked the first home match for the Dukes and matched the Gloucester players with the rivals from Kecoughtan. The Dukes fell to the Warriors in 2014 but beat Kecoughtan, 4-2, last week.

At the opening whistle, the Dukes commanded the ball and attacked the young Kecoughtan defense, but the Warriors held up and the match was scoreless at the half. During the break, GHS coach Craig Raines reminded his senior players, “this is your last first home game, go out and make it one to remember.”

Soon after taking the field in the second half, John Moore sent a chip shot over the goalkeeper’s head to give the Dukes a 1-0 advantage. Chris Bendit scored next, ripping a shot that deflected off a defender’s head to make it 2-0. Kecoughtan responded with a goal to make it 2-1 before sophomore Cole Williams stepped up for the Duk...

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