Hagerstown Drops Crucial MDJUCO Contest
Hagerstown, Md. - With regular season and playoff implications on the line, the Hagerstown Community College men's soccer team came out on the losing end, dropping the contest to Division I rival Harford Community College, 4-0.
The Hawks found themselves down 1-0 in the 10th minute when a Harford player streaked down the left side of the field and played a ball across the middle of the goal box, where another Harford player ricochetted the ball into the goal. The teams would go into half the scored staying the same.
Hagerstown would come out with intensity after the intermission and looked to even the game in the 60th minute, but sophomore Mamadou Jallow's (Gambia, Africa/Thomas Johnson) shot would skim the crossbar and go out of play for a goal kick.
Harford would extend the lead to 2-0 when an unmarked player sliced through the midfield and into the defense to hammer home an unchallenged ball inside the six yard box. Just two minutes, in the 67th minute, Harford capitalized on a Hagerstown error in the back and finished another opportunity to bring the game to 3-0.
Harford would round out the scoring in the final two minutes of play, when they netted a goal off a direct free kick.
The loss drops the Hawks to 9-6 overall and 5-4 in MDJUCO conference. HCC returns to action when they host Prince Georges Community College on Octber 12 at 3:30pm.