Mount Olive Falls Late to North Greenville 2-1

Mount Olive Falls Late to North Greenville 2-1

Mount Olive fell to North Greenville 2-1 Friday afternoon after a late goal sealed the match's fate in Conference Carolinas women's soccer. All of the games goals were scored in the second period.

The first period drew for a draw with neither team in control of the match and tying in shots at six apiece.

Mount Olive (5-8-1 Overall, 3-3-1 Conference Carolinas) conceded the first goal of the match in the 61st minute to Lindsey Tuten of North Greenville (1-11-1, 1-6-1).

The Trojans quickly came back with an offensive attack four minutes later. Maddy Robak fed the ball to Jess Hickey and she found the back of the net for the equalizer.

After the go ahead goal was scored by the crusaders in the 81st minute Mount Olive had three shots on target at the North Greenville net but two saves and a block squandered any chance of a comeback for the visiting Trojans.

Mount Olive returns the pitch on Wednesday when the Trojans face Belmont Abbey in Belmont, N.C. Match time is set for 4:30 p.m.