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Eagles win home finale

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Eagles senior Timmy Patterson scored a pair of goals on Senior Night in Cosby’s 4-1 victory over Region 1-A/AA foe Cumberland Gap on Thursday.
Published: 6:36 PM, 04/26/2013 Last updated: 6:36 PM, 04/26/2013
 

Author: Caleb Chrisman
Source: The Newport Plain Talk

COSBY--Despite a sluggish start, the Cosby Eagles soccer team responded with a strong second half to defeat Cumberland Gap on senior night, 4-1.

There were some tense moments early on as Cumberland Gap scored just a couple of minutes into the game.

The Eagles had a difficult time finding an offensive rhythm during the first half and they didn’t find the back of the net until a Timmy Patterson goal in the 28th minute.

“We didn’t see the field,” Cosby head coach Dan Schreder said. “It’s back to the basics of positioning on the field - positioning when we’re in the offensive mode, positioning when we’re in the defensive mode and how to switch quickly between the two. So we had shortcomings there.”

“We also had a problem with field vision in the first half. We stressed that with better passing and better movement.”

For the full story, see the April 27-28 edition of the Newport Plain Talk.

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