Area roundup: No. 2 Hannibal-LaGrange survives scare on the road

Posted: Sep. 12, 2013 2:02 am Updated: Nov. 28, 2014 8:16 pm


The Hannibal-LaGrange University men's soccer team survived a scare Wednesday night in Fayette, Mo.

The Trojans, ranked No. 2 in the NAIA, scored two goals in the last 21 minutes and held Central Methodist University scoreless in both overtimes to preserve a 2-2 tie in non-conference action.

The Eagles outshot the Trojans 24-13 and took the lead in the 11th minute. Jorge Garcia scored the equalizer in the 69th minute for HLGU (3-0-1). The Trojans took the lead in the 79th minute when Javier Gomez scored off an assist from Nil Lamana.

The Eagles tied the game in the 84th minute.



Central Methodist University 5, HLGU 2: The Lady Trojans scored for the first time this season, but were overwhelmed by the Eagles' offense and dropped a non-conference game in Fayette, Mo.

Eagles freshman forward Theresa Sheffer, a Hannibal product, scored the first of her two goals when she followed her own miss to put CMU ahead in the 20th minute.

Lauren Powers broke HLGU's 267-minute scoring drought on an assist from Abbie Brack in the 28th minute that tied the game at 1.

Central Methodist, which finished with 27 shots, scored the next four goals to take control of the game. Powers scored her second goal for the Lady Trojans (0-4) in the 88th minute off an assist from Stephanie Hall.



Culver-Stockton College d. Robert Morris University (Ill.): Quncy High School graduate India Green had a team-high 21 assists to help the Wildcats sweep the Eagles 25-10, 25-8, 25-7 in a non-conference match at Charles Field House.

Katie Flynn and Savannah Day led the offense for C-SC (8-1) with nine and eight kills, respectively.



Quincy Notre Dame wins triangular: Drew Eaton and Adam Hutson shot 1-under 35s to lead the Raiders to a win at the Old Orchard Country Club in Pittsfield, Ill. QND shot a 147, besting the host Saukees, who shot a 186. Cale Burgtorf also finished with a 38 for the Raiders, while Jake Kroencke shot a 39. Payton Gordley led Pittsfield with a 37.



Griggsville-Perry d. Brussels: Peyton Bonds had 23 digs and seven kills to help the Toranadoes beat Brussels 25-16, 15-25, 26-24 in Griggsville, Ill. Kelsey Whitaker had five kills and seven digs, and Lexi Kessinger had five service aces for Griggsville.


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