DEMOREST, Ga. - Piedmont got two first half goals and went on to a 2-0 win over LaGrange on Wednesday. The loss ended the season for the Panthers (3-13, 0-8 USA South).
With the win, Piedmont (6-9-2, 1-5-2) clinched the final spot in the conference tournament beginning Saturday. The Lions will play at top-seeded Christopher Newport.
The Lions got both of their goals in a three-minute span of the first half. Sidney Smith opened the scoring in the 31st minute and Bradley Thomas added the second goal for a 2-0 lead. Justin Whitaker assisted on both goals.
The two teams combined for only 12 shots in the game. The Panthers had four shots, three of those on goal.