JV Soccer Struggles Against Anderson
October 24, 2011
By Cory Guinn
Anderson, SC – In a rematch with Anderson University, the North Greenville JV soccer team were downed by the Trojans 3-1 on Monday night.
The Crusaders first goal was scored early in the game as Corey Tillinghast scored his fourth goal in of the season in the 4th minute of play. The goal was scored on an assist from Thomas McGill to give the Crusaders a 1-0 halftime lead.
The seonc was all Anderson as the Trojans scored three goals to secure the win.
Anderson’s first goal came in the 47th minute off a header into the net. The second goal of the came was scored when an Anderson forward received a through ball and beat keeper Nick Williams one-on-one in the 67th minute. The Trojans third and final goal came off a free kick in the 88th minute.
Williams recorded two saves as the Crusaders were outshot 13-9 in the contest.
“It was a tough loss but we battled hard the whole game,” said head coach Kyle Walden. “Anderson is a good team and you can’t take anything from them. The guys played hard but we just couldn’t bring home a win.”
The Crusaders (2-6-2) have their final game of the season at home in Pepsi Stadium as they host Belmont Abbey on Thursday, Oct. 27 at 5:30 p.m.