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Somerville defeats Silver Lake, 2-1, in boys soccer Division 1 EMass championship

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TAUNTON — Somerville and Silver Lake met on a frigid night at Taunton High School to battle for a spot in the Division 1 State tournament championship game.

The top two teams in Eastern Massachusetts provided a show for everyone in attendance, with Somerville’s quality in midfield topping Silver Lake, 2-1.

While Somerville’s top scorer senior is Thayrone Miranda, it was midfielder Francisco Fernandes Neto who created Miranda’s opening goal.

In the 16th minute, Neto controlled a pass upfield from a teammate. He skillfully lobbed it over a charging Lakers defender’s head.

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