Piedmont downs Panthers with second half goals

Piedmont enjoyed a 12-2 shot advantage in the match. The Lions also had an 8-5 advantage in corner kicks. Piedmont scored in the match's first minute. Sidney Smith scored off an assist from Brian Ruelbach to put the Lions up 1-0.

The Panthers tied the match late in the first half. Cameron Williams scored on a penalty kick with four minutes left in the half. For Williams, it was his team-leading ninth goal of the season.

The Lions broke the tie with 15 minutes left in the match. Jorge Pradilla got the go-ahead goal with an assist from Nick Weatherby. Tom Von Berg scored unassisted with two minutes left in the match for the 3-1 final.

The Panthers host Maryville in a GSAC match on Sunday at 4 p.m.