New Hanover scores on penalty - defeats Ashley 1-0

New Hanover scores on penalty - defeats Ashley 1-0

WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) - 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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