DH Conley Soccer wins at New Bern

Coleman Ferrell scored a goal and added an assist for DH Conley on Tuesday in the Vikings' win at New Bern. (252Buzz file photo from 2017 season)

By Bill Hudson

The DH Conley boys soccer team won at New Bern 3-2 on Tuesday to hand New Bern their first conference loss of the season.

New Bern held a 1-0 lead going into the second half but the Vikings evened the score when junior captain Cody McLaughlin sent a 30-yard header up the field to senior Coleman Ferrell, who put the shot away.

Midway through the second hal,f sophomore Dallin Willets scored off of a cross placed perfectly by Ferrell to put the Vikings up 2-1. Not long after, sophomore Haiden Respass scored to give Conley a 3-1 advantage. New Bern later added a goal on a penalty kick to close out the scoring.

The Vikings improve to 12-4-1 on the season, 4-2 in conference play and will play three conference games over three consecutive days next week, beginning with a home match vs Southern Wayne at 6 p.m. on Oct. 16.

Match information provided by DH Conley Soccer.

Bill Hudson, co-owner of 252Buzz, is the digital media company's photographer. A graduate of The University of Tennessee-Knoxville, he formerly worked in advertising and marketing for both print and broadcast media.