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New Hanover scores on penalty - defeats Ashley 1-0

New Hanover soccer defeated Ashley Tuesday night, 1-0 (Source:WECT) New Hanover soccer defeated Ashley Tuesday night, 1-0 (Source:WECT)
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In a much lower scoring affair than last year, New Hanover managed to put across a goal in the first half en route to a 1-0 win over Ashley. 

Declan Payne scored on a penalty kick, which would prove to be the deciding goal, despite both teams finishing with multiple scoring opportunities. 

Last season, the Wildcats ended Ashley's undefeated season and 18-game win streak with a 4-1 win. 

Hoggard defeated West Brunswick on the road, 9-0. The Vikings and Wildcats will meet Thursday in a conference matchup. 

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