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Originally published in The Seattle Daily Times, December 28, 1925

Todds rest and drop behind while miners beat Black Diamond

Newcastle moved into undisputed possession of first place in the Northwest Soccer League by beating Black Diamond, 2 to 1, yesterday, while the Todd team rested. Newcastle is now two full points ahead.

The game, played at Newcastle, was late starting because of a heavy fog, but when the teams got going they played quite a game.

Sid Hardy of Newcastle opened the scoring in the first half, when he took a cross from Harold Phillips at the end of a combination and scored. Shortly after resuming play Hardy scored again, this time on a penalty kick.

The lone Diamond tally came as a result of a penalty, when Rudy Dernac converted.

Tommy Overton, Teddy Jackson, and Frankie Burns were others who starred while Dernac, “Red” Towers, and Jimmy Strange were best for Diamond. Len Perotti, Black Diamond star, was unable to play, weakening that team.

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