Mallards Beat Laurel, Win Streak at Six

BERLIN- Worcester Prep’s boys’ varsity soccer won its sixth game in a row last week, beating Laurel, 4-0, on Senior Night.

Against Laurel, the Mallards led by one goal at 1-0 at the half in a narrow contest. Worcester added three more goals in the second half to pull away for the 4-0 win. The win was the sixth straight for the Mallards, who also beat Gunston, 2-1, in a tight conference match last Wednesday.

With the win, the Worcester boys are now 9-2-1 on the season, there only losses coming in back-to-back non-conference games in late September. The Worcester boys will now compete in the Eastern Shore Independent Athletic Conference (ESIAC) tournament. The Worcester boys have won seven straight ESIAC championships.

About The Author: Shawn Soper

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Shawn Soper has been with The Dispatch since 2000. He began as a staff writer covering various local government beats and general stories. His current positions include managing editor and sports editor. Growing up in Baltimore before moving to Ocean City full time three decades ago, Soper graduated from Loch Raven High School in 1981 and from Towson University in 1985 with degrees in mass communications with a journalism concentration and history.