Point Pleasant blanks Patriots, 3-0


By Bryan Walters - bwalters@aimmediamidwest.com



Point Pleasant senior Cael McCutcheon (25) controls a pass during the second half of Wednesday night’s boys soccer match against Parkersburg South at OVB Field in Point Pleasant, W.Va.

Point Pleasant senior Cael McCutcheon (25) controls a pass during the second half of Wednesday night’s boys soccer match against Parkersburg South at OVB Field in Point Pleasant, W.Va.


Colton Jeffries|OVP Sports

POINT PLEASANT, W.Va. — Easy as 1-2-3.

The Point Pleasant soccer boys team built a 1-0 intermission advantage and never looked back Wednesday night during a 3-0 victory over visiting Parkersburg South in a non-conference friendly at Ohio Valley Bank Track and Field.

The unbeaten Black Knights (5-0) claimed their third shutout of the season and improved to 4-0 at home, all while increasing their seasonal goal-scoring advantage out to a 23-2 margin.

PPHS took a 1-0 lead in the third minute as Colton Young booted a left-footed pass from Jaden Reed from about 18 yards out.

Young increased the lead out to 2-0 in the 45th minute after tracking down a Brooks Gilley crossing pass and scored from six yards away.

Kanaan Abbas completed the winning mark in the 73rd minute after stepping in front of a PSHS clearing pass, which defelected off of Abbas and into the goal.

The Black Knights outshot the guests by a 25-5 overall margin and also took six of the nine corner kicks in the contest.

Blue Devils burn Fairland, 5-0

CENTENARY, Ohio — Maddux Camden scored a hat trick and Brody Wilt added a pair of goals Tuesday night during a 5-0 victory over visiting Fairland in an Ohio Valley Conference matchup at Lester Field.

The Blue Devils (6-0-1, 3-0-0 OVC) notched their fourth straight win and recorded their third shutout of the season, including their second straight shutout triumph.

Camden gave the hosts a 2-0 lead headed into the break after scoring an unassisted goal in the seventh minute, then netted a pass from Carson Wamsley in the 15th minute.

Wilt planted a Cade Mock pass in the back of the net in the 43rd minute for a 3-goal lead, then Camden completed his hat trick with an unassisted goal in the 50th minute.

Wilt tacked on an unassisted goal late to complete the 5-0 outcome.

GAHS — which has outscored opponents by a 35-5 overall margin — outshot the Dragons by a 34-2 overall margin and also took nine of the 12 corner kicks in the contest.

Bryson Miller made one save in goal for the Blue Devils.

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Point Pleasant senior Cael McCutcheon (25) controls a pass during the second half of Wednesday night’s boys soccer match against Parkersburg South at OVB Field in Point Pleasant, W.Va.
https://www.mydailytribune.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/42/2021/09/web1_9.10-PP-McCutcheon.jpgPoint Pleasant senior Cael McCutcheon (25) controls a pass during the second half of Wednesday night’s boys soccer match against Parkersburg South at OVB Field in Point Pleasant, W.Va. Colton Jeffries|OVP Sports

By Bryan Walters

bwalters@aimmediamidwest.com

Bryan Walters can be reached at 740-446-2342, ext. 2101.

Bryan Walters can be reached at 740-446-2342, ext. 2101.