Hingham kids lock down Marshfield to take Patriot League Cup
MARSHFIELD– Hingham has no concerns if this is the only season that includes a Patriot League Cup.
If that is the case, the Harbormen can claim being the very first and only champ of the end-of-season league tournament, which was produced after the state competition was canceled due to the fact that of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Hingham scored twice in the first 13:27 of play Saturday versus Marshfield and the Harbormen also kipped down an excellent defensive effort to catch the Patriot Cup title with a 2-1 road victory at Anderson Field.
” This has actually simply been such a benefit,” said Hingham coach Ken Carlin. “We said at the start of the year that we wished to win the Patriot Cup and retire the Patriot Cup and we’re hoping that is the case.”
Embracing a 3-5-2 formation, Hingham (9-3-3) opened its attack versus a stout Marshfield (9-3-2) defense that entered into the title bout having permitted more than a single objective in a contest just once all season.
It took less than 8 minutes for the Harbormen to jump ahead as Paul Forbes settled an aerial pass from Cole Sampson and Forbes tucked a shot inside the near post.
Aidan Brazel extended the cause 2-0 in the 14th minute as his initial shot was stopped by Jack Price (six conserves) and Brazel’s rebound effort went off the crossbar, however he stayed with it to chest the ball into the empty net.
“That really strengthened the lead and we took over from there,” Forbes said.
While Marshfield managed belongings for long stretches, it could not produce enough quality possibilities with Hingham’s back line clearing away any hazards.
Logan Burns scored on a penalty kick in the 79th minute to provide Marshfield a twinkle of hope, however Hingham held on for a significant success, specifically for Forbes and the group’s other eight elders that played their final game in a topsy-turvy season.
“(This season) actually made my senior year something special up until now,” Forbes said.