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  • PCC men drop soccer playoff tilt to Dodge; Spikers end reg. season on winning streak
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  • PCC men drop soccer playoff tilt to Dodge
     The Beavers ended their season yesterday with 1-0 loss to Dodge City Community College in the first round of the playoffs.
    In the first half the Beavers defense held firm, yet the offense created very few chances.
    The Pratt Beavers men's soccer team played a much tighter defense against Dodge City in this game than they did a week before when the two teams met to close out the regular season, also a 1-0 win by the Conquistadors.
    The second half was much more exciting soccer with Nik Bohne and Gordo Rodriquez going close to scoring for the Beavers.
    Scott Robertson in the nets for the Beavers came up with some big saves, but Dodge City managed a goal after 25 minutes into the half.
    PCC pressured Dodge for the last 20 minutes looking to tie the game, but the Dodge City goalkeeper came up with some big saves
    Pratt had all 11 men attacking the goal in the final two minutes of the game.
    The Beavers' last chance to send the game into overtime was a shot by goalkeeper Scott Robertson from the top of the Dodge City penalty box that was stopped by Conqs' goalkeeper Rigo Sandoval.
    Both Robertson and Sandoval had six saves in the contest.
    This loss ended the Beavers season.
     “I’m very proud of all my guys,” said Coach Kewley. “It was a terrific season finishing with 10-8 record and a 5th place finish.”
    Spikers end reg. season on winning streak
    After suffering through a September in which they only won a single match, the Pratt Community College Beavers volleyball team put together a respectable 4-4 October, including wins in their final two regular season matches.
    On the heels of their upset of Seward County earlier this week, the Lady Beavers ended their 2012 regular season campaign with a 3- set sweep of Garden City on the Broncbusters’ home court.
    Scores were 25-19; 25-23; and 25-17.
    With the victory, the Lady Beavers improved their overall record to 9-19, with a 5-9 mark in the Jayhawk West.
    Seeded 5th in region VI, PCC is headed to the playoffs. They will take on Barton County at their place, Tuesday at 6:30 p.m.
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