The Maple Leafs’ soccer team had a late rally fall short and battled Ottawa in NIB 12 conference play.

The Maple Leafs’ soccer team had a late rally fall short and battled Ottawa in NIB 12 conference play.

Sterling at Geneseo

Geneseo scored a pair of second-half goals, but Sterling’s Michael Gallardo scored a hat trick to push the Golden Warriors past the Leafs 4-3 at the Geneseo Soccer Pitch, on Sept. 13.

The Leafs’ Griffin Tracey scored in the second half, and Tracey added another goal on a penalty kick.

Sterling outshot Geneseo 8-to-3, and Geneseo’s Zach Bauer made four stops in net.

Geneseo at Ottawa

The Maple Leafs got a bounce-back victory shutting out the Pirates 3-0 on Sept. 19.

The Leafs’ Brandon Gallagher found the net, and Keaton Johnson scored.

Adams continued his explosive scoring season with a goal, and Bauer earned the shutout in net.

The Geneseo JV team picked up a 2-0 win over Ottawa.

The Leafs’ Nate Holke and Hayden Curcuru each scored to pave the way to victory.

Geneseo’s next game will be at the Geneseo Soccer Pitch against Sycamore, on Tuesday, Sept. 26 at 6 p.m.