Brunswick girls soccer opens new-look season in style

Morse’s Hailie Johnson throws the ball in during a game against Brunswick on Friday night. Eli Canfield/The Times Record

BRUNSWICK—High school soccer games will look a bit different this season, with several different rule modifications.

This was on display Friday night, when the Brunswick girls soccer team upended Morse 4-0 in the season opener for both teams.

Some of the noticeable changes included limits on players in the penalty box on corner kicks (five for each side). Furthermore, players received hydration and sanitizing breaks midway through each half.

None of the changes mattered to the players and coaches.

“It was fantastic (to get back out there),” said Brunswick coach Martyn Davison.

“I’m so happy for every single one of these kids, they deserve it,” added Morse coach Branden Noltkamper.

The Dragons jumped out to a quick lead with a goal from Layne Brewer with just under 10 minutes into the

Read More Read more