Yellow Jackets Soccer Team Defeats Arcadia Firebirds

Northampton’s Kevin Maldonado attempts to drive past Firebird defenders. Photo by Whitney Metz.

By Whitney Metz —

The Northampton Yellow Jackets varsity boys soccer team traveled to Arcadia Monday, May 9. The final score was 2-1 in favor of Northampton. Henry Mayorga scored the Yellow Jackets’ first goal off a deflected shot by Kevin Maldonado. Thomas Dix scored the second goal in the victory off a header by Mayorga. Julio Thomas-Venegas had a big day in the net with multiple game-saving goals. 

Northampton extends its record to 7-4 and picks up its first district win of the season. The Yellow Jackets are scheduled to play again on Friday, May 13, against Franklin at home.

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