Posted Monday, September 24, 2012
HERMISTON - The Hermiston Bulldogs defeated the Benson Tech soccer team 6-3 on Tuesday, September 18, 2012. It was a nice hazy sunny day with the temperature of 85 degrees. The haze was from the wild fires across the northwest. The match started about 45 minutes late.
The Bulldogs scored first in the third minute of play on a shot past the right side of the Benson goalkeep.
Benson scored their first goal in the 12th minute tieing the match at 1-1.
Hermiston next scored in the 22nd minute on a header off a crossing pass. Hermiston led 2-1.
A minute later, in the 23rd minute, Hermiston scored on a kick into the corner of the goal. Hermiston led 3-1.
Hermiston's fourth goal came on a penalty kick in the 40th minute. Hermiston led at half time 4-1.
Hermiston scored the first goal of the second half in th e 47th minute on a long kick from over 20 yards out.
Benson then scored back to back goals over a period of two minutes. The first goal came in the 50th minute on a shot up the middle. The next goal came in the 52nd minute on a shot to the corner of the goal. Hermiston led at the time 5-3.
Hemriston's last score came in the 63rd minute on a drive to the goalkeep's right side. Hermiston won the match 6-3.
Photos by Terry Aichele