Sweet Home boys fall to Newport on road in rough soccer game


October 6, 2021

The Sweet Home boys soccer team fell to 2-6 on the year Thursday, Sept. 30, with a 5-0 road loss to a 4-3-1 Newport squad.

The Huskies are still on the hunt for their first league win.

Most of the Cubs’ scoring came in the first half, as the home team leapt to a 4-0 lead.

According to Sweet Home head coach Eric Stutzer, when Newport was in the attacking third of the field, his midfielders struggled to apply pressure because they were dropped back too far on defense. This allowed Newport to set up a shooter from the 25- or 30-yard line, Stutzer said, and fire balls into traffic toward the...

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