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The St. Marys Area Flying Dutch soccer team raised their record to 5-6 on the season with a 6-3 victory over the Smethport Hubbers Saturday at the SMAHS soccer field.
The Dutch took control of the game early as they opened a 3-0 lead in the first 11 minutes of the contest.
The scoring started with 37:50 left in the first half when Tim Mosebarger scored for the Dutch, giving St. Marys the early 1-0 lead.
At the 35:22 mark, Dutchman Josh Burns made the score 2-0 when he scored off a corner kick by Jarrod Lipsey.
St. Marys went up 3-0 at the 29-minute mark when Mosebarger scored his second goal of the day.
Mosebarger got the hat trick with 23:21 left when he scored off an assist by Josh Burns, giving the Dutchmen the 4-0 lead.
With 19:49 left in the first half, SMAâ€™s Clancy Wiesner scored to make it 5-0.
The Dutchmen would get on the board again before halftime as Diego Araujo scored, giving the Dutchmen a 6-0 lead at the half.
St. Marys outshot Smethport 8-3 in the first 40 minutes. The Dutch had four corner kicks to none for the Hubbers.
The Hubbers didnâ€™t go away quietly as they scored three goals in the first 22 minutes of the second half.
With 24:23 left in the game, Smethport made the score 6-1. They were able to score again less than two minutes later making it 6-2 with 23 minutes left. Smethport scored their final goal of the contest with 18:48 left, making the final score 6-3.
â€śI was impressed with how quickly the guys came out firing on all cylinders to give us four quick goals,â€ť said St. Marys coach Russ Micale.
â€śWe definitely didnâ€™t do as good a job of supporting on defense early in the second half,â€ť added Micale.
St. Marys returns to action Tuesday when they travel to Kersey to take on the Elk County Catholic squad at 7 p.m.