Xiong, Hernandez pace Bears in route of Ironmen

After beating Cherryville 4-1 earlier this season, the Bunker Hill soccer team was even more impressive in its second outing against the Ironmen.

Paced by a three-goal performance from freshman Richard Xiong, the Bears blanked Cherryville 7-0 in Claremont on Wednesday.

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