10/24/05 — EW soccer moves to ECC semifinals

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EW soccer moves to ECC semifinals

By News-Argus Staff
Published in Sports on October 24, 2005 2:18 PM

Eastern Wayne's Erik Rivera and Eric Bourgeois had two goals each as the No. 3 seeded Warriors advanced to the semifinals of the Class 3-A Eastern Carolina Conference tournament with a 4-0 win at home over No. 6 Kinston.

Eastern Wayne (10-5-2), the tournament's host, faces No. 2 Wilson Hunt Tuesday at 5 p.m. with a berth in the tourney championship on the line.

Rivera scored the lone goal of the first half on an assist by Dustin Smith, before pushing the lead to 2-0 on another assist from Smith, 12 minutes after intermission. Bourgeois scored on a penalty kick, then tallied the final goal on an asssit from Rivera in the 54th and 55th minute, respectively.

The Warriors outshot Kinston 19-3.