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Ridgway boys soccer had little trouble in a 9-1 victory over Kane Saturday morning at Francis S. Grandinetti Elementary School.
Peter Pontzer scored the first goal of the game just past the 10-minute mark. Luke Bobby would push the Ridgway lead to 2-0 less than two minutes later off a long header and an assist from Justin Kinkead.
Pontzer added his second goal of the game with 17:58 remaining in the first half off an assist from Bryce Dias for a 3-0 lead. Matt Bobby would add a goal off an assist from Luke Bobby with 6:28 left for a 4-0 lead.
Pontzer would secure the hat trick with 6:28 remaining in the half to push the lead to 5-0. Pontzer then assisted Dias on a goal with 46.4 seconds left before halftime as Ridgway had full control at halftime with a 6-0 lead.
The second half saw starting goalkeeper Robbie Byrd have a chance to play in the outfield with the game in hand and he took full advantage of it with a goal 3:57 into the second half with put the mercy rule into effect with a 7-0 lead.
Kane would add a goal after that.
Pontzer put a fourth goal in with 29:10 left in the second half for an 8-1 lead and Kinkead scored on a free kick just under three minutes later as Ridgway led 9-1.
Ridgway (4-6) is scheduled to play at Brockway tonight for a 7 p.m. game.
â€śThey got to win every game but two to get to districts and they know it,â€ť Ridgway coach Todd Voss said. â€śThatâ€™s their goal right now and theyâ€™re going to try and get to that.â€ť