Late Goal Carries Boys

DSC_1218For the Oaks’ boys soccer team, the defense Wednesday was downright offensive.
Defender Chris Beck scored the winner off a pass from Michael Ortiz with a couple of minutes left in the match to defeat Peninsula Catholic, 2-1.

Only a few minutes into the contest, defender Chandler Gillikin scored for Collegiate.

So the win began and ended with a case for the defense.

The team is 5-6 on the season.

Norfolk Collegiate 2, Peninsula Catholic 1

G—NC, Gillikin, Beck; PC, Smith.



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