The #1 seeded Cincinnatus Lions lost a close 3-4 game against the #2 seeded Belleville-Henderson Panthers in the Section III Class D Sectional Finals on Tuesday.
Both teams came into the game with undefeated records of 16-0.
The Lions started things off with a 2-1 lead to end the first half.
The game then turned into a back and forth battle, with one team scoring after the other. However, the Panthers came out victorious after scoring three second half goals.
The Lions kept applying pressure to tie the game and force overtime, but Belleville-Henderson’s defense stood strong.
Here is a score breakdown of last night’s sectional final game:
Cincinnatus was led by Cason Stafford (2 goals), Jordan Larrabee (1 goal), Scott Schuyler (1 assist), and John Schuyler (1 assist).
Belleville-Henderson was led by Kyle Moyer (3 goals) and Hayden Allen (1 goal).
With this loss, Cincinnatus ended their season with an overall record of 16-1, while Belleville-Henderson is now headed to the regional & state tournaments.