Redskins Storm Back to Beat Great Bend
Brock Kappelmann - October 20, 2020 6:42 am
Trailing 3-1, the Liberal soccer team stormed back to beat the Great Bend Panthers 4-3 Monday night at the Gary Cornelsen Sports Complex. It was the last regular season home game for the Redskins. LHS went on a 3-0 run in 26 magical minutes of soccer in the second half.
The visiting Panthers scored first. Great Bend scored at the 28:54 mark. The Panthers found the back of the south net again at the 17:14 mark to lead Liberal 2-0. A.J. Ramirez scored with 18:10 remaining in the half to get the Skins on the board and trailing 2-1 which was the halftime score. The Panthers quickly reclaimed a two goal lead by scoring 4:39 into the second half. Liberal scored with about 29 minutes remaining as Alfredo Lopez scored with an assist from A.J. Ramirez. Angel Munoz punched in a beautiful cross by Ramirez to tie the game at 3-3 with about nine minutes left. Alfredo Lopez gave the Redskins the lead with 3:12 to play.
The Redskins are 8-2 overall and 5-2 in the WAC. Great Bend falls to 5-8 and 3-5 in the WAC. The two teams split the season series. Liberal has won seven straight and plays at WAC champion Dodge City on Thursday at about 6:30 at Dodge City Memorial Stadium.