Tuesday’s high schools: Concord, Coe-Brown, Brady boys’ soccer earn victories

Published: 10-18-2023 1:17 PM

BOYS’ SOCCER Concord 2, Manchester Memorial 1

Key players: Concord – Benjamin Hughes (2 goals), Jonah Gaby (assist), Matthew Jenness (8 saves), Nicholas Reynolds (defense), Kaelen Williams (defense), Nicholas D’Agostino (midfield), Dean Ayotte (midfield)

Highlights: Hughes opened the game with a goal in the fourth minute by pressing Memorial’s back line. The Crusaders tied the game with three minutes to go, but Hughes scored in the 79th minute, taking a feed from Gaby, to secure the victory for the Crimson Tide.

Records: Concord 5-10; Memorial 4-7-4

Coe-Brown 2, Pelham 1

Key players: Coe-Brown – Caleb Jones (goal), Max Heigis (goal), Brady Colgan (assist), Nick Ball (assist)

Highlights: The Bears trailed 1-0 at halftime but made some adjustments that shifted the momentum for the second half. Jones scored the game-tying goal, finishing off a surging run from right back with a beautiful strike, while Heigis scored the game-winner off a header.

Coach’s quote: “This was our senior game, and it was great to not only celebrate them but see them playing together on the field for the last home regular-season match. It was extra special to have senior Max Heigis score the game-winning on a header with only a few minutes remaining.” – Coe-Brown’s Christian Gompert

Records: Coe-Brown 8-6-1; Pelham 6-10-0

Bishop Brady 3, Winnisquam 2

Key players: Bishop Brady – Andrew King (goal), Seamus McIntyre (goal, assist), Ethan Henry (goal), Kevin Dunne (assist), Nick Yonaitis (assist), Henry Thresher (clutch save); Winnisquam – Zach St. Onge (goal), Ben Wood (goal)

Highlights: The Giants picked up a huge win to lift their chances at qualifying for the playoffs, which start next week.

Records: Bishop Brady 6-9; Winnisquam 6-8