Tyler Tops Magnolia in Soccer; Move Up in Sectionals
In a hotly contested match on Monday, Oct. 19, the Silver Knights of Tyler Consolidated nipped Magnolia 2-1 in first round action of the sectional playoffs. With the win, the Knights advanced to the sectional finals held on Saturday at Weirton against Oak Glen.
In the win against the Eagles, Josh Peck got the first goal with a good hard shot to the center of the net on a nice assist from Fede Perez. Levi Morgan also knocked in a goal to put the Knights up 2-0 at the break.
Magnolia came back in the second half and closed the gap to 2-1 on a nice head shot by Jake Frunner on a corner kick assist from Aaron Scheiblehooh. Both teams continued to battle back and forth for the remainder of the contest with defense being the controlling factor as time expired and Tyler came away with the win.