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BOYS SOCCER: Ridgeland doubles up Dade County

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Posted: Wednesday, February 13, 2013 8:47 pm

Evan Courtney opened his senior season with a hat trick, and the Ridgeland Panthers opened the 2013 soccer campaign with a 6-3 home win over Dade County on Tuesday.

Fellow senior Blakely Epperson had two goals and senior Blake Pardon added one as Ridgeland led 4-0 at intermission.

"We took advantage of the through balls early and we were able to get behind them and put pressure on them," Ridgeland head coach Tim Sparks said. "Unfortunately we really resorted to that far too often. We worked off the ball with more purpose in the second half, which resulted in more possession and more quality chances."

The Panthers began to freely substitute midway through the second half. The Wolverines prevented the shutout by scoring three times in the final 15 minutes against the Panthers' reserves.

Ridgeland (1-0) will begin Region 7-AAAA play on Friday with a road match at Dalton.


Date Time Game Sports
Aug 22 7:30 pm Ridgeland @Adairsville Men's Football
Aug 29 7:30 pm Ridgeland @Chattooga Men's Football
Sep 12 7:30 pm Dade County @Ridgeland Men's Football
Sep 26 7:30 pm Ridgeland @Pickens Men's Football
Oct 3 7:30 pm Gilmer @Ridgeland Men's Football
Oct 10 7:30 pm Ridgeland @Cartersville Men's Football
Oct 17 7:30 pm Heritage-Catoosa @Ridgeland Men's Football
Oct 24 7:30 pm Northwest Whitfield @Ridgeland Men's Football
Oct 31 7:30 pm Ridgeland @Southeast Whitfield Men's Football
Nov 7 7:30 pm LaFayette @Ridgeland Men's Football

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