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49ers Avenge Loss To No. 11 Concordia With 9-8 win
Carter Taylor scored three goals, including the game winner in the fourth quarter.

Carter Taylor scored three goals, including the game winner in the fourth quarter.

Oct. 4, 2013

Whittier, Calif. - No. 7 Long Beach State began weekend action Friday with a 9-8 win over No. 11 Concordia, winning the first of four matches the 49ers will play this weekend. Carter Taylor had three goals to lead the 49ers.

Long Beach State (11-3) was able to avenge one of their three losses with the victory, a one-goal loss back on September 14. The 49ers took a 3-2 lead after the opening period, and then stretched that lead to three goals with a strong second quarter. Conner Reilly, Nolan McConnell, and Carter Taylor all scored for the 49ers in the second.

Both teams scored a pair of goals in the third period, with the 49ers still holding a three-goal edge over Concordia (8-3) with the score 8-5. Long Beach State was able to hold off a late surge from the Eagles, holding on to win the game 9-8.

Long Beach State will play one additional match on Friday, facing Whittier in their home pool at 7 p.m.

 

 

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