Local Roundup: Pirates win, Rams drop SAC soccer matches

By: Staff Report

LUMBERTON — The Lumberton boys soccer team improved to 2-0 in Sandhills Athletic Conference play with a 3-1 win over Jack Britt on Wednesday.

Rene Altamirano scored two goals and Cole Lewis added the third. Lewis assisted on the first goal from Altamirano.

Lumberton (4-1) travels to St. Pauls on Tuesday.

In other SAC soccer action, Purnell Swett surrendered a 2-1 first-half lead to lose a home conference match against Scotland, 3-2.

Vidal Valesquez had the two goals for Purnell Swett. Jamison Strickland assisted on one of the goals. The Scots tied the game before halftime and netted the game-winning goal with 34 minutes left in the match.

The Rams (2-2-2) travel to Pinecrest on Wednesday.

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Staff Report