On Thursday, September 15th, the JV Boys soccer team took a short bus ride over the river to face off against rival Smith Academy. In the first five minutes of the game Pat Knightly scored the first goal of the game, this was his first of the season and the first goal for the Hawks not scored by Chad Sanderson. Late in the first half, Smith Academy scored with a re-direct off a corner kick. Going into halftime the score was 1-1. About ten minutes into the second half Dominic Rodgers scored a goal to give Hopkins a 2-1 lead. Minutes later, Smith Academy came back with a goal of their own to tie the game. The game was tied for a while until Hopkins had an offensive break which resulted in another Chad Sanderson goal. After intense pressure by the Smith offense, John Jacques held strong in goal. With about ten minutes left Chad Sanderson scored another goal, his sixth of the season, to insure a Hopkins win. The final score was 4-2.