N.H. summer soccer: Local squad AFA falls short in finale

The Always Fit Athletics team from Woodsville, Lisbon, Littleton made the Division II finals for a fourth time in seven years. Kneeling in front from left: Micheal Langmaid, Austin Fisher, Matt Golden, Antonio Houde, Hunter Torrey and Derek Maccini. Standing are Jason Brammer, Tom White, Jared Jessman,Jacob Deem, Sean Bliss, Mike White (team captain) and Kyle Fifield.(Photo by Arlene Allin)

HENNIKER, N.H. — Top-seeded Oxbow (8-1-2) denied sixth-seeded Always Fit Athletics (5-2-0) a men’s Division II summer soccer title, 4-1 on Sunday.

Oxbow, from outside of Concord, simply had more fresh legs available than AFA from the Woodsville, Lisbon, Littleton area. The local were missing three starters while several more were nursing injuries for a team competing in its fourth finals in seven years.


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