Kalida boys soccer team rallies for win
Friday, September 20, 2013 7:05 PM
CONTINENTAL - Kalida's boys soccer team scored two goals late in the second half Friday evening for a 4-3 Putnam County League win over Continental.The Pirates (5-4-1) trailed 2-1 at halftime, but took a 3-2 lead on goals by Dallas Geckle and Caleb Baker in the second half. Baker scored with 32:12 left to play to give the Pirates the lead.
Kalida tied the game with 12:19 left as Matt Faber scored a goal. The Wildcats took the lead just over three minutes later when Adam Langhals netted a goal with 8:55 left for the final score.
Trevor Guisinger gave Kalida (3-0, 7-2-1) a 1-0 lead with a goal six minutes into the contest before Geckle scored with 11:37 left in the first half to tie the contest. Langhals scored two minutes later to give Kalida a 2-1 halftime lead.
Both teams took 11 shots on goal in the contest. Wildcat goalie Brent Hovest had eight saves and the Pirates Austin Mansfield had seven saves in goal.
The junior varsity contest ended in a 0-0 tie.