Morgantown beats Bridgeport, advances to state soccer tourney for first time since 2015


WELLSBURG, W.Va. – Morgantown defeated Bridgeport in the Class Triple-A Region I final 3-1 on Thursday evening. 

This win not only secured a Region Title but also punched the Mohigans’ ticket to the state tournament for the first time since 2015. 

Morgantown was the first to strike. Caden Carpenter sent in a shot that was deflected by the Indians’ keeper but Joel Beeson was there for the putback finish to give the Mohigans a 1-0 lead. 

Bridgeport answered that late in the first half as Brock Amos finished in front of the goal off of a corner kick to tie the game at 1. 

The Mohigans then took the lead they never lost as Carpenter sent in a rocket for the 2-1 lead. 

Morgantown extended its lead in the second half with the only goal scored in the half.  James Percifield sent in a corner kick and Carpenter got a head on it followed by Connor Brumbaugh’s finish. 

Morgantown won the Regional final 3-1 over Bridgeport. 

The Mohigans will move on to see Cabell Midland in the first round of the state tournament. 

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