Covenant Men Win 6-2 At Huntingdon
Saturday, October 16, 2021
The Covenant men's soccer team extended its unbeaten streak to nine games with its 6-2 victory over Huntingdon.
The Scots improve to 2-0-2 in the USA South and 7-3-3 overall.
Covenant did not wait long to strike first, as Parker Owen would score his third goal of the season in the 10th minute, giving his team the 1-0 lead. The score was assisted by Keegan Weekley.
From there, lots of back and forth action followed, as the Hawks would soon tie it up in the 16th minute off of a penalty kick by Kelan LeBlanc (1-1).
But, the Scots would take the lead right back in the 17th minute thanks to a goal from Weekley.
Soon after, Griffin Felton would make it 3-1 in favor of Covenant with his goal coming in the 25th minute.
Heading into the second period up by two scores, the Scots picked up right where they left off.
Assisted by Felton, Jake Major was able to get one past Huntingdon goalie, Joshua Burton, in the 55th minute (4-1). The score marked Major's fifth of the season.
Not long after, Austin Berry made it 5-1 with his second goal in as many games in the 59th minute, assisted by Owen.
The Hawks were able to score once more in the 74th minute thanks to a goal by Sammy Sanchez, assisted by Colton Kay.
But, the Scots were not to be outdone, as freshman Anderson Ivey notched his first career goal in the 87th minute, sealing the 6-2 victory.
Covenant outshot Huntingdon 15 to three. Owen recorded three shots, one goal, and one assist. Berry also had three shots, with one goal.
Weekley tallied two shots, one goal, and one assist, while Felton had one shot, one goal, and one assist. Major added one goal off of one shot, while Ivey had two shots and one goal.
Henry Hooks played all 90 minutes in the goal for the Scots, earning zero saves.
The Hawks were led by LeBlanc and Sanchez who each posted one shot and one goal. Burton also played the entirety of the contest and recorded two saves.
Huntingdon falls to 2-1-1 in conference play and 6-7-1 overall.
Covenant continues its conference play with a road match at Berea on Wednesday, October 20. Kickoff is scheduled for 3 p.m.