Defenders fall to South Point, 6-0

Alex Hawley

August 30, 2013

GALLIPOLIS, Ohio — The Defenders drop their second straight contest.

The Ohio Valley Christian (1-2) soccer team has now lost back-to-back games, as it fell to visiting South Point 6-0 Thursday night in the Old French City.

The Pointers’ (4-0) Trey Kearns scored the game’s opening goal in the fifth minute on a penalty kick. Gage Stevens added a goal in the 20th minute and the 35th minute to push the SPHS lead to 3-0 at halftime.

After the half Kearns struck again with a goal at the 45th minute. Late in the match Jeremiah Kipp scored at the 75th minute and Mark Harris scored his lone goal at the 78th minute to seal the 6-0 victory.

South Point finished with a 14-to-9 advantage in shots on goal over OVCS. The Pointers goalkeeper Brady Rickard finished with seven saves, while Ohio Valley Christian received four saves each from sophomore Marshall Hood and freshman Micah Sanders.

The Defenders are now 1-2 on the season, while the Pointers are still unbeaten at 4-0.

This is the lone meeting between South Point and Ohio Valley Christian this season.