FHS boys soccer squad tops SCC


Fairbanks Dylan Tobe (left) battles for possession of the ball at Springfield Catholic Central. The Panthers won, 4-1.

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The Fairbanks boys soccer team played its first Ohio Heritage Conference game of the season Thursday night under the lights at Catholic Central in Springfield.

With a 4-1 win, the Panthers head into a stretch of five games in the span of 10 days.

FHS broke the seal  with a goal by Cade Ziegler off a great ball in from the corner by Gage Wilson.

A foul in the box by a Fairbanks defender resulted in a penalty kick for the Irish that deadlocked the game 1-1 in the 35th minute, just before halftime.

Fairbanks had a PK opportunity, but the shot was was blocked by the SCC keeper.

The Panthers took a 2-1 advantage with 15  minutes left in the game.

Cade Feller made the most of a penality kick after the Irish were whistled for a foul in the box.

Fairbanks took a 3-1 lead several minutes later.

Cade Ziegler outmaneuvered an SCC defender and smoked the ball to the net.

The final goal came with seven minutes to play on a shot by Wilson.

The Panthers are scheduled to host Greeneview today at noon.

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