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Bearcats advance in soccer playoffs with 4-1 victory over Wichita Falls

March 23, 2010 by Tony Eierdam

Matt Nickell scores pair of goals in area championship win

Matt Nickell scored two goals and Yusef Marwan and Thomas Davis each tallied a goal and two assists to lift the Aledo Bearcats to a 4-1 victory over Wichita Falls High School Tuesday night in a Class 4A area championship match at Memorial Stadium in Wichita Falls.

The Bearcats will advance to the sectional (third) round where they will face Birdville at 7 p.m. Friday, March 26, at Brewer High School.

Aledo led 2-0 after the first half. Nickell got the Bearcats on the board when he scored after a feed from Marwan.

The Bearcats' lead grew to two goals when Marwan found the back of the net after receiving a pass from Davis.

Old High cut the lead in half, 2-1, with a goal a minute and a half into the second half.

But Aledo got the score back on a Davis goal with Marwan earning the assist that extended the Bearcats' lead to 3-1.

The Bearcats closed the scoring later in the second half on a goal from Nickell with Davis recording the assist.

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