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Hirsch, Abedian lift Columbus North over Columbus East in boys soccer
September 16, 2013Columbus North High School
COLUMBUS, Ind. -- Senior Parker Hirsch scored two goals on Monday (Sept. 16), leading the Columbus North boys soccer team to a 3-0 victory over rival Columbus East at Richard Wigh Soccer Complex.
Hirsch's tallies came in the 36th and 78th minutes and helped the Class 2A No. 1 Bull Dogs improve to 8-0-0. Senior Will Bridgeman and senior Andre Abedian provided assists on the respective goals.
Abedian gave CN a 1-0 lead in the 32nd minute off an assist from senior Riley Belding.
Senior Matt Verplank collected six saves over the first 77 minutes in goal. Senior Ben Davis had one save while playing the final three minutes in the nets.
Columbus North outshot the Olympians 20-10.
The Bull Dogs return to action at 7:30 p.m. Thursday (Sept. 19) when they host Perry Meridian at the Wigh Complex. CN follows by competing in the Fort Wayne Canterbury Invitational on Saturday (Sept. 21), 9 a.m. vs. Homestead and 1:15 p.m. vs. Valparaiso.
At Richard Wigh Soccer Complex
Columbus North .............. 2 1 -- 3
Columbus East ................. 0 0 -- 0
CN -- Andre Abedian (Riley Belding), 32nd minute
CN -- Parker Hirsch (Will Bridgeman), 36th minute
CN -- Parker Hirsch (Andre Abedian), 78th minute