Niles’ Jake Brawley, right, battles with Mattawan’s Patrick Beauchamp during the Division 2 District match Tuesday night. The Wildcats defeated the Vikings 5-1. (Leader photo/SCOTT NOVAK)
Niles’ Jake Brawley, right, battles with Mattawan’s Patrick Beauchamp during the Division 2 District match Tuesday night. The Wildcats defeated the Vikings 5-1. (Leader photo/SCOTT NOVAK)

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Mattawan eliminates Niles 5-1

Published 8:10pm Tuesday, October 15, 2013

Nicholas King scored a hat trick and Jason Olinger added a pair of goals as visiting Mattawan defeated Niles 5-1 in the opening round of the Division 2 District Soccer Tournament Tuesday.

Mattawan advances to face Edwardsburg Thursday night in Sturgis.

The Wildcats grabbed a 2-1 halftime lead at Olinger and King sandwiched a Niles goal.

Olinger opened the scoring in the fourth minute and King capped the first half scoring in the 21st minute.

In between, Dylan Fillwock scored the lone goal for the Vikings in the 11th minute to knot the score temporarily at 1-1.

King scored the first and third goals of the second half — his first in the 54th minute and the other in the 65th minute.

Olinger scored in between in the 60th minute.

 

Division 2 Districts

At Niles

Mattawan…5

Niles…1

Halftime score

Mattawan 2, Niles 1

 

First half

M – Jason Olinger 4th minute

N – Dylan Fillwock 11th minute

M – Nicholas King 21st minute

 

Second half

M – King 54th minute

M – Olinger 60th minute

M – King 65th minute

 

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