Set Piece – V2.8 for Week Ending 10/22/2017


Welcome to the eighth 2017 installment of “Set Piece”, the Southington High School Soccer team’s blog spot.

Corner Kick

Blue Knight’s on the Pitch: A Look Back and a Look Forward

Southington started their week with a home match on the turf under the lights on Monday against Avon. The attached link has a great article from the 2-1 Blue Knights victory. As you will see in the article Joe Colaccino and Eli Rodriguez lead the way for Southington with a goal apiece to provide the Southington offense. The article also contains some great pictures from the game. Highly recommend clicking on the link for expanded Blue Knights coverage. – gallery-1


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On Friday, Southington took to the road for a match against Newington. The Blue Knights could accomplish two objectives in this game. 1) Win their first match played at the 3:45PM time slot. 2) With a win or tie earn a spot the in Class LL Tournament. Southington created a number of chances in the first half of the game but it was Newington who scored and held a 1-0 halftime lead. The Blue Knights looked to create pressure as the second half started. The hard work lead to a Southington goal by Bryce Worth to tie the game at 1-1. Southington used the momentum of the first goal to create a second goal by Joe Colaccino at the 27 minute mark of the second half making the score 2-1. The Blue Knight scoring was capped by a second goal by Joe Colaccino minutes later for a 3-1 lead. The Southington defense settled in and the game was closed out for a 3-1 victory and both objectives achieved. Check!…Check!

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The Blue Knights ended an undefeated and productive week with a record of 6-5-2.


Southington will start next week with a home match on Tuesday at against Conard at 3:45. On Thursday, Southington will play a road match against Hall at 6pm.