Hopedale's Mark Espanet responded two minutes after the visiting Warriors (1-2-2, 1-2 Dual Valley Conference) tied it up, putting away the winner from inside the box in the 50th minute following a save by the Nipmuc goalie. Luke Cowen gave the Blue Raiders (1-2-2, 1-2-1) off a ball played to him by Luke Nanoli just two minutes before halftime. Brandon Esker scored unassisted for Nipmuc in the 48th minute.
Hopedale 2, Nipmuc 1
Saturday, Sep. 22, 2012, at Hopedale
Updated: Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2013, 3:53 p.m.