First goal by Cross­ing’s Murphy seals Spi­ders’ win

The Advance of Bucks County - - SPORTS - Courtesy: Rich­mond Ath­let­ics

A strong sec­ond half perIRUPDnFH LnFOuGLng WhH fiUsW ca­reer goal by Washington Cross­ing’s Oliver Murphy led the Rich­mond Spi­ders men’s soc­cer team to a 3-2 vic­tory over the Ford­ham Rams on Sun­day, Oct. 21 in 7hH BURnx, 1.Y.

7hH fiUsW hDOI RI WhH gDPH was a de­fen­sive bat­tle with nei­ther side able to net a gRDO. 7hH 5DPs 2OOLH .HOOy sWUuFk fiUsW hRwHYHU 58 sHFonds into the sec­ond half. .HOOy ODunFhHG WhH EDOO LnWR the left side of the box on an as­sist from An­dre Sei­den­thal.

1LFk BuWOHU hHDGHG WhH game-ty­ing goal for Rich­mond into the box off a Michael Forsyth free kick. Christo­pher Hill headed a ball in over the goalie from D 7LPPy AOEULghW WhURwn in to give the Spi­ders a 2-1 lead in the 71st minute of play. Fi­nally, Murphy struck eight min­utes later on an as­sist from Mitch Reavis to HDUn Dn Ln­suUDnFH gRDO. 7hH gRDO wDs 0uUShy’s fiUsW FDreer goal.

)RUGhDP’s 7DyORU GuOELns cut to 3-2 on a header in the 83UG PLnuWH RI SODy EuW WhH Spi­der de­fense was able to hold off the Rams to se­cure the vic­tory.

Mark Rankin and Hous­ton Old­ham led the RichPRnG DWWDFk wLWh fiYH shRWs each but it was But­ler, Hill, and Murphy who each net­ted a goal for the Spi­ders. -usWLn 1DgHO OHG WhH 5DPs at­tack with two shots on the day.

GRDOLH 7hRPDs HDnG played a full day be­tween the posts with two saves. Sean Brai­ley earned four saves for the Rams dur­ing a full day in the net.

Rich­mond out­shot Ford­hDP 11-6 Rn WhH GDy. 7hH

5DmV took five Forner kiFkV whiOe the 6SiderV hDd none.

5iFh­mond FomSOeted the fall 2012 cam­paign at 6-111 on the sea­son and 2-6-1 in the AtODn­tiF 10 FonIerenFe.

A VoSho­more mid­fieOder for the Spi­ders, Murphy finiVhed with two JoDOV Dnd three DVViVtV on the VeDVon.


Photo courtesy Rich­mond Ath­let­ics

A sopho­more mid­fielder for the Rich­mond Spi­ders, Oliver Murphy, of Washington Cross­ing, fin­ished with two goals and three as­sists on the sea­son.

Photo by Steve Sherman

Con­well-Egan se­nior Sum­mer Tay­lor loads up a cor­ner kick for the Lady Ea­gles, who went all the way to the PIAA Class A fi­nale.

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