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August 24, 2012

Still Unbeaten

CORBIN — By Les Dixon / Sports Editor

CORBIN — The Corbin Redhound soccer team will enter Saturday’s much anticipated district match-up with rival South Laurel red-hot after Armando Cima’s squad dominated the Southwestern Warriors Thursday, 6-0.

The Redhounds improved to 3-0-1 overall while outscoring their opponents 19-0 during the process.

Even though Cima’s squad jumped on Southwestern early in the first half by scoring three goals, he wasn’t too pleased with how they played early on.

“The first three goals were iffy,” he said. “They had a very good opportunity in the first five minutes and we had a little breakdown and if they would have put that in, I believe it would have been a much different game.

“We were fortunate to have a bit of luck on the first goal because they kind of popped it up to us and we were able to put it away,” he added. “After our third goal, I thought we settled in a bit.”

Andrew Webb scored Corbin’s first goal while Seth Botner and Wayne Logan each added a goal in the first half.

Corbin came out and looked more crisp in the second half and it showed thanks to goals by Botner, Lucas Canineu and Tulio Canineu.

“When we got them down four, I think they kind of relaxed a bit and we relaxed a bit,” Cima said. “That’s the thing right now, we need to push our pace so we can play at a faster pace and be crisp at a fast face.

“We were able to be crisper in the second half because the game was slower in the second half,” he added. “Our coaches have talked to the players a lot that we have to be cleaner. If we can be cleaner with the pace we played in the first half, then we’ll be more competitive with a lot more teams.”

Now the Redhounds will shift their focus to Saturday’s contest with South Laurel, who eliminated Corbin in the semifinals of the 31st District Tournament last season.

“I’m happy with the way we are playing going into that game,” Cima said. “I think we’ve done some good work. I don’t think we’re as good as a team as we’ll be by the end of the season, but I believe Saturday will be a good test.

“South Laurel is always a good team and it’s always an emotional game and the big game in our district for the most part,” he added. “In recent years, it’s been us and them and last year they beat us out of the district tournament early, so we were a little discouraged with that and I believe the boys have a little fire in their belly about it. So that’s always good. If we can learn how to manage those kind of emotions and those kind of things, it will make us a better team. This is a challenge we need to step up to.”

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