Eddies get past Bucks 3-1Published 8:55am Thursday, August 30, 2012
BUCHANAN – Former Lakeland Conference foes Edwardsburg and Buchanan squared off in non-league soccer Wednesday.
The Eddies defeated the Bucks 3-1 in a match that had all four goals scored in the opening 40 minutes of play.
The second half was a defensive battle with neither team able to find the back of the net.
Nick Karamalegos scored a pair of goals for Edwardsburg, which improved to 4-2 on the season.
Alan Lopez staked the Eddies to a 1-0 lead in the second minute with an unassisted goal.
Buchanan (3-4-1) tied the score at 1-1 on a goal by Kevin Dey in the 14th minute off an assist from Alex Martinez.
Karamalegos then scored back-to-back goals in the 27th and 35th minutes to give the Eddies the victory. Andrew Gnott got the assist on the second goal.
Edwardsburg outshot Buchanan 23-12.
Edwardsburg 3, Buchanan 1
E — Alan Lopez 2nd minute
B — Kevin Dey (Alex Martinez assist) 14th minute
E — Nick Karamalegos 27th minute
E — Nick Karamalegos (Andrew Gnott assist) 35th
Shots on goal
Edwardsburg 23, Buchanan 12
Edwardsburg 8, Buchanan 12
Buchanan 3-4-1, Edwardsburg 4-2