LHS Drops South Titan Classic Opener in OT
Brock Kappelmann - March 28, 2017 6:25 am
After a win in PK’s at Borger and 1-0 loss at Dodge City, the Liberal soccer team played another nail biter on Monday. Emporia topped Liberal 2-1 in overtime in the first round of the Wichita South Titan Classic.
Kayla Gokey scored 15 minutes into the first half unassisted. She took a shot from outside the 18 and sailed it over the keeper. The Spartans tied it a few minutes later to send the teams to a 1-1 tie at the half. The teams were scoreless in the second half and went into a golden goal overtime. Emporia scored four minutes in on a counter attack that left their forward one on one with LHS goalie Reyna Gonzalez. Liberal dominated the stat book leading shots on goal 16-5. Liberal will play Wichita Heights Wednesday after their 3-2 overtime loss to Hutchinson . LHS is 1-2.