Visiting Pensacola Christian spoiled LaGrange's 2017 season opener for both teams Friday evening. The Eagles got a first half goal and held on for the 1-0 win over the Panthers.
Jake McClelland's goal in the 36th minute gave Pensacola Christian a 1-0 lead. In the second half, the Panthers had three scoring chances come up empty as the Eagles held on for the win.
The Panthers host the Mississippi University for Women on Saturday at 5 p.m. The school is fielding men's soccer and baseball teams for the first time during the 2017-18 year.