Warriors Unable to Pass Trojans

Photo by John Bolton Photography
Photo by John Bolton Photography

Central, SC – Southern Wesleyan fell in their final game of the season to the University of Mount Olive Trojans in a 3-0 final on Saturday afternoon.

Southern Wesleyan took 11 shots and had four shots on goal in the loss to Mount Olive. Miguel Gallegos led the Warriors with four shots and two shots on goal.  He was followed by Grant Kiker and Zack Hargreaves, each with one shot on goal.  Brandon Smith played all 90 minutes in goal for the Warriors and had six saves.

 

Game Vitals

Final: Mount Olive 3, Southern Wesleyan 0

Records: Southern Wesleyan (2-12-1 / 2-7-1) Mount Olive (6-8 / 4-6)

 

How It Happened

The Mount Olive Trojans challenged early with shot by Eric Healy, but Southern Wesleyan countered as Miguel Gallegos drove the ball in to the goal.  However, his shot was blocked by the Trojans defense.  Mount Olive continued to pepper the Warriors defense with shots but Brandon Smith and the defense kept the ball away.  The Trojans scored first as Eric Healy took a pass from Trevor Berk and put the ball in the net to give Mount Olive a 1-0 lead at the half.

The Trojans lengthened their lead at the start of the second half with a second goal by Eric Healy to give them a 2-0 lead.  The Warriors pressured back with shots by Miguel Gallegos, Grant Kiker and Zack Hargreaves, but Trojan goalkeeper Austin Porter saved the ball and kept Southern Wesleyan from tying the game.  Mount Olive scored once more to win the game 3-0.