Monday, Sep 1, 2014
Marion Wins First Soccer Sectional
MATTOON -- The Marion Wildcats have shown the flair for the dramatic this boys soccer postseason.
After winning in the closing minutes of both the regional championship game and their sectional opener, the Wildcats scored early in the second half and held on to beat Highland 1-0 to capture the first boys' soccer sectional championship in school history.
Trey Waldrop netted the game's only score in the 56th minute, as the Wildcats captured the Mattoon 2A Sectional.
Marion will now face Urbana Tuesday night in the Springfield Supersectional. The winner will advance to the 2A state semifinals.
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