Watertown boys soccer defeats Franklin Academy, 9-2 in Huskies opening game of fall

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MALONE — Watertown boys soccer goalkeeper Devin Connell was all alone on the Cyclones’ end of the field, for the majority of his team’s 9-2 victory over Franklin Academy.

The Cyclones (1-0) on Tuesday pinned the Huskies (0-1) to their own territory and did not let up.

Blow after blow. Goal after goal.

“It was a good first win for us, we worked very hard in preseason. We certainly deserve the win,” Cyclones head coach Todd Heckman said. “I think … our spacing was very good (and) our ball movement was very good.”

It was an early haymaker, in the young season for Franklin Academy — a team that is returning only one starter from last season’s roster. Huskie newcomers to the varsity scene still need to learn the speed, power and skill of a varsity opponent, Huskies head coach Chris

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