Men's Soccer: Late goal lifts Averett past Panthers 2-1
|45:00 - 1st||1||2||T|
|Averett (3-4-2, 1-2 USA South)||0||2||2|
|LaGrange (2-6, 0-2 USA South)||1||0||1|
|1st - 29:00||Stanton Rogers (LaGrange)|
|2nd - 53:00||Richard Bjornander (Averett)|
|2nd - 88:00||John Thrower (Averett)|
2 Players (#5, #14 - 1)
Sh: Kevin Vigebo - 4
Sv: Nate Barker - 3
Kevin Folsom - 1
A: Adrien Vakerics - 1
Sh: Kevin Folsom - 3
Sv: Donnie Palmer - 4
|Shots (on goal)||12 (6)||7 (4)|
Averett scored in the closing minutes to edge LaGrange 2-1 in a USA South game at Panther Field on Saturday. It was the fourth straight loss for the Panthers, now 2-6 overall and 0-2 in the conference.
John Thrower scored off a free kick with less than two minutes remaining for the game-winner for Averett (3-4-2, 1-2 USA South). Richard Bjornander had tied the game in the 53rd minute with a shot that deflected in off the cross bar.
Averett had a 12-7 shot advantage, including a 6-3 edge in shots on goal. Donnie Palmer had four saves in goal for the Panthers.
The Panthers host Greensboro on Sunday in a USA South game at 4 p.m.