Bishop Fenwick goalie Liam Foley kicks the ball down the field during a soccer game against Central Catholic at Bishop Fenwick High School on Wednesday night in Peabody. (Item Photo: Olivia Falcigno)
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Shorthanded Crusaders boys soccer team notches late goal to beat Central Catholic

PEABODY -- Despite being down five starters due to injury Wednesday evening, the Bishop Fenwick boys soccer team stepped up to the challenge and put together a scrappy 1-0 victory over non-conference foe Central Catholic at Donaldson Stadium. It was Jack Andrews who scored the winning goal for the Crusaders, scoring on an impressive back-heel kick with just two minutes to play in the game.

"It was an incredibly exciting game and it was a hard-fought win," said Fenwick coach Tony Enos. "Missing five starters is a tough thing to overcome, and to have five freshmen step in and pick up the slack is a big ask from me. But the guys really came through and played well to get us the win."

A number of players stepped up to deliver the victory for Fenwick, including Andrews, goalkeeper Liam Foley, Aidan Dwyer, Tyler Mullen and Ryan Noci.

"We had so many guys …

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