East Central Community College slipped
past Lincoln College 2-1 in the opening game on Saturday. Cincinnati
Community College nipped South Suburban 2-1 in double overtime of
the second game.
East Central scored two early goals
against the Lynx and had a 2-0 lead at halftime. The Lynx scored on
a penalty kick by Pat Barrett for the only scoring the second half.
"We were really flat in the beginning,"
said coach Ben Massena. "In the second half, we played a much better
game and we actually had four or five real good shots at goal, but
we couldn't get the ball in the net."
In action on Sunday, Lincoln College
was scheduled to play South Suburban, with Cincinnati and East
Central playing for the championship.
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Chris Douglas stopped eight shots on
goal to help the Lincoln College men's soccer team post a 2-0
victory over South Suburban Community College in the third-place
game Sunday afternoon.
East Central Community College defeated
Cincinnati Community College 3-0 to win the championship.
Augustin Barboza scored both of the
Lincoln College goals, the first coming in the first half on a
header off a free kick from Thorbjorn Rertorli. Jimmy Vongkorad had
the assist on the second goal from Barboza, which came in the second
half from 30 yards out.
"I was pleased with our play today,"
said Lincoln coach Ben Massena. "We passed the ball well, and it is
good for us to be 2-1 at this point of the season."
The victory gives LC a 2-1 record.
game in Lincoln is scheduled against Parkland.
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