Maple Leafs slay Knights
The Maple Leafs’ soccer team fell short against DeKalb and nabbed a victory against Sycamore on Autograph Night.
Geneseo at DeKalb
In a meeting between two Northern Illinois Big 12 cross-conference rivals, the Barbs managed to pull out a victory at home on Sept. 21.
DeKalb scored a second-half goal to earn a 1-0 win over the Maple Leafs.
Sycamore at Geneseo
The Maple Leafs earned a signature 2-0 victory over the Knights at the Geneseo Soccer Pitch on Sept. 26.
Geneseo’s Griffin Tracey scored with an assist from Ethan Holke to give the Leafs a first-half lead.
The Maple Leafs’ Keaton Johnson added some cushion scoring a goal in the second half with an assist from Reed Vanderheyden.
Zach Bauer notched a shutout in net with five saves, but the Leafs’ defense worked well together as a unit to keep the Sycamore offense at bay.
The Maple Leafs’ next match will be against Rochelle at the Geneseo Soccer Pitch, on Thursday, Oct. 5, at 6 p.m.