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The Spartans after their D-III Western Mass victory.

The Spartans after their D-III Western Mass victory.

The Spartans after their D-III Western Mass victory.

Matt Walsh, Maroon Tribune Editor

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After nearly two and a half months, the Monument Mountain Boys Soccer Team’s season is finally over. They were eliminated from the Western Mass Division III tournament after losing 3-0 to the Southwick Rams on Tuesday, November 8th.

The Spartans went into the game looking for revenge. Two years ago they were also eliminated in the quarterfinals by Southwick. In both games the Spartans fought hard, but were unable to overcome the Rams. “I was confident that we would be even,” said senior captain Daniel Newey. Southwick had only allowed 12 goals to be scored against them all season, “We knew it would be a tough game,” he said.

Although the Spartans would have liked to move on in the tournament, they were proud of their season. “I’m proud we were able to beat Greylock and score five goals past them,” Newey added. At one point Monument was 3-6-2 and making the tournament seemed out of the picture. “I love the fact that we were the first Monument team to beat Belchertown,” Newey stated.

With an overall record of 10-7-2, the Spartans finished the season ranked 18th in western Mass. After starting the season ranked at 14th, the Spartans quickly slipped out of the top 20 and didn’t move back up until their victory over Belchertown put them at 16th. From there the Spartans claimed the seventh seed in the D-III tournament and won their first game 10-0 against Pathfinder. “It was a great feeling to make the tournament after thinking we might not qualify,” said Newey. “It was a great comeback and a great season.”

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