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Local Sports

Cardinal boys take second in home tournament

Newton junior Tristan Peters (10) battles for the soccer ball against two players from 
Benton Community of Van Horne in a game Saturday morning at H.A. Lynn Stadium. 
The Cardinals won 2-0 then lost in the championship game of the Newton Cardinals 
Hy-Vee Boys Soccer Tournament.
Newton junior Tristan Peters (10) battles for the soccer ball against two players from Benton Community of Van Horne in a game Saturday morning at H.A. Lynn Stadium. The Cardinals won 2-0 then lost in the championship game of the Newton Cardinals Hy-Vee Boys Soccer Tournament.

NEWTON — Newton’s Cardinal boys recorded a 2-0 win in their 2014 soccer opener at home Saturday morning. The Cardinals defeated the Bobcats of Benton Community of Van Horne to begin the 2014 Newton Cardinals Hy-Vee Boys Soccer Tournament.

Later, the Cardinals dropped a 2-0 decision to Mid-Prairie’s Golden Hawks of Wellman in the the tournament championship game. Prairie City-Monroe’s Mustangs dropped a 3-0 decision to Mid-Prairie in the tournament’s second game, then lost 6-1 in the third-place contest to Benton.

Senior Nathan Moorman scored both of the Cardinal goals against Benton Community. The Cardinals led 1-0 at halftime. Griffin Engel, a sophomore, was the goalkeeper for Newton in the contest.

More on the games for Newton and PCM in Monday’s Newton Daily News.

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