Hobbton blanks Princeton, 2-0

By David Johnson - Sports Writer
Hobbton’s Keller Castillo and Princeton’s Christian Villa battle for the ball in front of the goal. - David Johnson | Sampson Independent

The Princeton Bulldogs soccer team invaded the Hobbton Wildcats Wednesday evening in Carolina 1A Conference soccer action. After the two teams battled out a hard fought game, it was the Wildcats who scratched out a gritty 2-0 win, with Jared Sanchez scoring both the Wildcat goals.

“The game was supposed to start at 5 o’clock but didn’t start until 6 o’clock,” noted Hobbton coach Jonathan Jacobs. “I think that sort of messed with our heads a little as we were out there pretty early getting ready for a 5 o’clock game. I thought that made us a little sluggish at the beginning of the game.”

Jacobs said he thought his team had the possession advantage by an 80-20 split.

“We moved the ball well at times,” the coach stated. “I just think that with the chances we got, the game should have been opened up a whole lot more; however, we didn’t capitalize on the chances we created. We just have to be a little more clinical when we get in front of the goal,” he noted.

With the win, Hobbton is now 10-5-1 overall and 6-0 in the conference. The Wildcats are slated to travel to North Duplin on Monday and then return home to host Lakewood on Wednesday.

Hobbton’s Keller Castillo and Princeton’s Christian Villa battle for the ball in front of the goal.
https://www.clintonnc.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/web1_HHS-Keller-Castillo.jpgHobbton’s Keller Castillo and Princeton’s Christian Villa battle for the ball in front of the goal. David Johnson | Sampson Independent
Wildcats nip Bulldogs, stay unbeaten in conference

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