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Tie Against Franklin Keeps King Philip Boys' Soccer Tourney Hopes Alive

With a 1-1 draw vs. rival Franklin, the Warriors now need a win at Taunton on Friday to make the MIAA tournament.

After a slow start to the season, the KP Warriors boys' soccer team extended their unbeaten streak to eight games with a 1-1 tie over rival Franklin. KP now stands at 5-5-6 with 16 points.

While a win would of left the Warriors only needing a tie to qualify for the postseason, their Senior Night draw does keep them alive with one more win clinching a tournament spot.

KP took the lead during the 13th minute when a free kick from Aaron Morrissette to Jonathan Keys led to a goal after Keys was able to head the ball into the goal from inside the penalty area off the set piece.

Later in the second half, the Panthers got on the board with a penalty kick from Zach Scafati in the 53rd minute.

Despite a couple of attacks from KP, the Warriors were forced to settle for their second draw this season with the Kelley-Rex division leader.

With one game left to play, the King Philip Warriors find themselves in a similar position that they did last year. While last year KP was able to get into the MIAA tournament with less than the required 18 points due to their final game against Foxborough getting canceled as a result of last October's infamous snow storm, a forecast calling for clear skies later this week means that the Warriors will most likely play their last game of the regular season at Taunton on Friday, October 26 at 3:30. A win extends KP's season while a loss or tie 

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