Pi­o­neers cruise past Delco Chris­tian

North Penn Life - - Sports - By Kev Hunter KKUQWHU@MRUUQDOUHGLVWHU.FRP

Three dif­fer­ent play­ers scored goals for Christo­pher DRFk LQ D GRPLQDQW fiUVW KDOI and the Pi­o­neers went on to earn a 4-0 vic­tory over vis­it­ing Delaware County Chris­tian Wed­nes­day night in a DLVWULFW 2QH CODVV A 4uDUWHU­fiQDO GDPH.

The win ad­vances Dock WR D VHPL­fiQDO PDWFKuS wLWK HLWKHU 1R. 3 1Hw HRSH 6ROHEuUy RU 1R. 6 CDOYDUy BDSWLVW, DQG WKDW FRQWHVW wLOO EH played at a neu­tral site on Tues­day evening.

“We started out a lit­tle slow but then we started SLFkLQg LW uS,” VDLG WKH 3LR- QHHUV’ LRgDQ HuQVEHUgHU, who scored twice for Dock. “We had our mo­ments. lnce we started do­ing one-two WRuFKHV, WKHQ LW VWDUWHG gHWWLQg EHWWHU.”

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-RKQVRQ VHW uS HuQVEHUgHU IRU D VFRUH MuVW EHIRUH KDOIWLPH, DQG DRFk wHQW into the break com­fort­ably DKHDG, 3-0.

The sec­ond-seeded PioQHHUV RYHUwKHOPHG 1R. 7 Delco with con­stant of­fen- VLYH SUHVVuUH WHGQHVGDy, and Huns­berger’s sec­ond goal of the night pretty much sealed it early in the sec­ond half.

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The Pi­o­neers found their wDy ODWH LQ WKH fiUVW KDOI.

“I think (in the early goLQg), I WKRugKW wH wHUH VORSpy and we didn’t play as well DV wH VKRuOG KDYH,” DRFk coach Matt Moyer said. “We WuUQHG LW DURuQG, DQG WKDW’V WKH LPSRUWDQW SDUW. AFWuDOOy, I thought we played bet­ter soc­cer in the sec­ond half - RQOy SURGuFHG RQH gRDO, EuW I thought we were a lot betWHU RYHUDOO. A ORW RI WLPHV, I WKRugKW wH KDG D gRRG flRw WR WKH gDPH, DQG REMHFWLYHOy, we did pretty well over­all. We have plenty of things to wRUk RQ DQG wH wLOO.”

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Dock now looks to push fur­ther into dis­tricts.

“I think we have great po­ten­tial if we play up to our OHYHO,” HuQVEHUgHU VDLG. “We have a lot of po­ten­tial. IW’V MuVW LI wH fiQG LW. IW’V KRw we start - a lot of times that GHFLGHV wKDW KDSSHQV.”

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