Varsity Men’s Soccer Region Title Hopes Remain Alive!

Soccer Seniors

The Varsity Men's Soccer team battled the Oakbrook Prep Knights last night, in a SCISA Region 2 showdown with the Crusaders State bid fate on the line. Just a little over midway through the first half the Knights took the lead 1-0.  Minutes later sophomore Jacob Goin got the equalizer to even the score at 1-1. Early in the second half, senior Sam Smith put the Crusaders up 2-1. With under two minutes left in regulation, Shannon Forest was called for a hand ball in the box, which lead to a penalty kick for the Knights.  They tied the game at 2-2 and forced the match to overtime.  For the second consecutive contest, the Crusaders found themselves in a penalty kick battle.  Shannon Forest went on to defeat Oakbrook 4-2 in PK's keeping their Region title hopes alive. The Crusaders are back in action at home vs. the Brashier Bengals on Monday, April 23, at 7:30 p.m.