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Corydon Central boys split first two matches

Visiting Providence knocked three shots into the net in the first half and held on for a 4-2 victory over Corydon Central last Tuesday afternoon in the season-opener for both soccer teams.
Vincent Keller scored the first goal with 38:41 remaining, with Matt Tivis notching the second score with 14:58 showing as the Pioneers notched 14 shots on goal in the half compared to Corydon’s eight tries.
The two scores by the Panthers came in the second set from sophomore mid-fielder Brent Salomon, who had a post shot in the first half, and team-captain, senior mid-fielder Michael Rhoads.
Things were a little brighter for Corydon Central on Thursday as the Panthers throttled host Charlestown, 5-0, for the first win of the season.
The Pirates, which turned into an newfound rival last season after several rough-and-tumble outings against Corydon, were held scoreless by the Panthers’ keeper, senior Randy Spieth.
Sophomore Adam Berry booted the first score late in the first half and junior Quentin Combs tacked on another with just over four minutes left for a 2-0 lead at the intermission.
In the second half, sophomores Corey Kitterman and Salomon added two more scores early on while Rhoads drove home the final stake with a netter with just two minutes remaining.