By Cort Reynolds

Ada Herald writer

MT. BLANCHARD - Host Riverdale scored in the first minute of the second

half to nip Ada 1-0 in a North Central Ohio Soccer Association boys soccer

battle Thursday.

The loss dropped the Bulldog record to 2-7-2 overall and 2-2-1 in NCOSA play.

Falcon Austin Gilbert scored the game's only goal just 25 seconds into the

second half. Riverdale stole Ada's kickoff and counter-attacked. Gilbert

then tallied on a shot from about 20 yards out that went off Bulldog

keeper Tate Anspach's hands and rolled into the net.

Riverdale put seven shots on goal while Ada managed six.

Anspach made five saves in goal while Jackson Hankins of Riverdale was

credited with three stops.

Ada earned three corner kicks while Riverdale had two.

The Bulldogs host LCC Tuesday, October 2.