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The Mexico Ledger - Mexico, MO
  • Mexico High School soccer defeats Kirksville

  • Mexico 4, Kirksville 2
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  • The Bulldog varsity soccer team defeated Kirksville 4-2 with Mexico leading 3-0 at the half. Six minutes into the game Christian McKeown opened the scoring when he placed a shot in the upper corner from 20 yards out. Elijah Robinson scored in the 12th minute with the assist going to McKeown. McKeown finished the first half scoring in the 38th minute from 25 yards out.
    Kirksville came out fired up and scored in the first minute of the second half. Kirksville scored again in the 72nd minute to get within one. Colin Cosby sealed the win when he beat the keeper with 4 minutes left in the game. Cristian Vega and Mathias Whitworth helped lead the defense with Tyler Warmbrodt making key saves in goal.
    Mexico's record is 3-2.
    The junior varsity team lost 1-0.
    The next game is Thursday at 6 p.m. in the Moberly tournament.

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