Hawks give up goals in each half and falls to PG
Hagerstown, Md. - Despite starting the game outshooting Prince George's, the Hawks surrender two goals and fall to Owls in MDJUCO action.
The Hawks dominated play early on, getting six chances on net in the first eight minutes, but they would be unable to capitalize on the early advantage. Hagerstown saw an excellent chance in the 13th minute, but freshman Andrew Owens (Smithsburg, Md./Smithsburg) attempt to chip the goalkeeper would go wide of the goal.
Prince Georges would settle into the game and force sophomore goalkeeper Tim Horning (Smithsburg, Md./Smithsburg) to make a point blank save in the 30th minute. Just one minute later though, the Owls would attack down the right side and slot the ball across the goalbox. After an errant clearance attempt by a Hawk defender, PG would hammer the ball into the side netting from eight yards out.
HCC would come back with high energy and sophomore Nathan Redmond (Smithsburg, Md./Smithsburg) would volley a chance, but the PG goalkeeper would tip the ball into the air below collecting the save. The two teams would go into the half with the Owls in the lead and holding a slight advantage on shots, 12-8.
In the second half, the Hawks struggled to find consistency on their attack and it proved to be their downfall. PG would earn a corner kick in the 75 minute and would pick out a wide open forward to take the 2-0 lead.
Hagerstown would send numbers forward trying to grab a goal back, but the Owls would ride out the game and pick up the shutout. Hagerstown falls to 6-8-0 on the season.