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Missoula Hellgate edges out Missoula Sentinel in close crosstown match

Posted: 10:10 PM, Sep 12, 2019
Updated: 2019-09-13 14:35:46-04
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MISSOULA — The second Missoula crosstown soccer match of the year saw the Missoula Hellgate Knights visit the Missoula Sentinel Spartans for a boys match on Thursday.

In the beginning of the game it looked like the powerhouse Knights would take control early and often after a goal scored 10 minutes in.

Just a few minutes later, Sentinel was called on a handball and Dane Becker buried the penalty kick for Hellgate, making it 2-0.

But Sentinel fought back. In the second half, Cole Reimer netted one for the Spartans to make it a one-goal game. Following the goal, Sentinel goal keeper Seth Thayer made a number of impressive saves to keep Sentinel in the game.

However, the Spartans failed to put another one in the net and Hellgate escaped with the 2-1 victory.