Soccer: East Bladen routs 4-A Scotland County, 9-0

By: Bladen Journal

LAURINBURG — Unbeaten East Bladen hammered 4-A host Scotland County 9-0 on Tuesday evening in boys high school soccer.

The Eagles of head coach Jay Raynor were up 6-0 at halftime. In its last outing, East Bladen had defeated the Scots 5-0.

Sophomore Jacob Priest recorded the shutout in goal. Only Purnett Swett has scored against Raynor’s squad in three matches this season.

Senior Greyson Heustess scored three goals and assisted a fourth for the Eagles (3-0). Sophomore Garrett Melvin added two goals. Senior Bryan Monroe had a goal and two assists, junior Gabe Barber had a goal and an assist, and senior Pierce Melvin and freshman Chase Starkloff scored goals.

Other assists came from seniors Ezequiel Arteaga and Dan Tatum twice each, junior Jay McGill and Priest.

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