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SOUTH WHITLEY â€” Whitkoâ€™s boys soccer team lost a narrow contest to visiting Manchester Wednesday.
The Wildcats dropped a 1-0 contest to the Squires in a match that Coach Jason Ehrman said showed how far his team has come.
â€śTheyâ€™re a great team,â€ť he said. â€śJust to compete with them, from where we started, is great.â€ť
The one goal came with just under 15 minutes left to play in a somewhat fluky situation. Manchester scored on a throw-in when Whitkoâ€™s goalkeeper, Jacob Helton, had the ball slip out of his hands for the score.
â€śEvery now and then one like that slips in,â€ť Ehrman said. â€śThatâ€™s why you want one of yoru own so that doesnâ€™t happen, so that one slip doesnâ€™t beat you.â€ť
Ehrman credited the consistently excellent play by Helton.
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