Lakeville South Boys Soccer Team beat Owatonna, with a score of 2-1.
The Cougars were able to get a 4th seed in Section, which allowed us to host the Quarterfinal matchup against Owatonna. The teams were tied 0-0 at halftime. All the goals were saved for an exciting second half.
The Cougars opened the scoring with a goal by Sam Just; assisted by Loic Mesanvi. Shortly after, Owatonna was able to get the equalizer. The Cougars kept pushing to get the winning goal before the end of regulation. Some attacking pressure forced Owatonna to handle the ball in the box, which resulted in a Penalty Kick. Sam Just stepped up and converted the winning goal with about 10 minutes left in the game. Cougars GK – Wyatt Hall finished the game with 4 saves. The coaching staff was very proud of the effort shown by the team. There were many situations that could have made us lose some confidence, but the boys kept their focus.
The Cougars are back in action for the Section 1AA Semifinals game at Farmington on Thursday 10/10.