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Goalie steps up to backstop Weymouth

Bouncing on his toes from left to right, Lucas Rezende-Verge waited on his goal line for soccer’s most unpredictable moment: a penalty kick.

The Weymouth junior goalkeeper was isolated one-on-one with Barnstable’s Newton Jordao , the Wildcats leading 1-0 in an MIAA Division 1 South Sectional first-round game. A goal would even the match and shift momentum; a stop would preserve the lead and crush the Red Raiders’ hopes.

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