Spartans blank Blue Devils, 2-0

Alex Hawley

September 21, 2013

ALBANY, Ohio — Spartans survive the early storm and earn their first league win.

The Alexander soccer team earned its first Southeastern Ohio Athletic League victory Thursday night over visiting Gallia Academy by a count of 2-0.

Even though the Blue Devils (3-5, 1-5 SEOAL) had 10 shots in the opening 20 minutes of the match but it was Alexander (2-8, 1-5) that struck first with a goal from Chris Wingett in the 15th minute. Alexander scored again in the the 37th minute off the foot of Howard Tribe.

Alex Green had three saves in the game for the Blue and White, while Caden Wilt had one. Aric Russell saved six shots for the Spartans.

Gallia Academy falls into a tie for fifth in the SEOAL with Alexander. Athens and Warren still lead the league with identical 4-1-1 records followed by Logan at 3-1-2 and Jackson at 3-3. GAHS defeated Alexander in Centenary on August 29th.