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Pointers tie OVC in soccer

GALLIPOLIS - The South Point Pointers battled the Ohio Valley Christian Defenders to a 2-2 tie in a soccer match Thursday.

OVC had taken a 1-0 lead on a goal by Luke Swiney at the 26:52 mark of the first half.

South Point (0-3-2) tied the game with 38:50 on the clock in the second half on a goal by Benji Smith.

OVC (2-1-1) went ahead when Mike Williams scored on an assist from Brandon Caoughenour with 23:05 left to play.

South Point then rallied to

tie the score with just 4:38

to go on a goal by Bobby Burgess.

South Point02=2

Ohio Valley11=2

First Half

OVC – Luke Swiney

26:52

Second Half

SP – Benji Smith 38:50

OVC – Mike Williams (assist Brandon Coughenour) 23:05

SP – Bobby Burgess 4:38

Shots on goal: South Points 12-13=25, OVC 5-8=13. Saves: Cory Morford 6, Nathan Burcham 1. OVC: Luke Stinson 16.