UNIONVILLE — The Community Vikings and Marshall County Tigers each had leads, but neither team could maintain its lead as the Vikings and Tigers battled to a 2-2 tie in their soccer contest …
UNIONVILLE — The Community Vikings and Marshall County Tigers each had leads, but neither team could maintain its lead as the Vikings and Tigers battled to a 2-2 tie in their soccer contest Monday night.
Both teams had scoring opportunities, but neither could find the back of the net until the 29th minute when Trent Wakham of the Tigers went over the outstretched arms of the Viking goalie to give Marshall County a 1-0 lead.
Community (2-0-1) scored its first goal and the final goal of the first half in the 37th minute as Randy Anica connected with a nifty header in front of the goal on a corner kick from Ramon Hernandez to tie the game at 1-1.
The Vikings controlled possession and peppered the goal for the first five minutes of the second half, but could not score until the 66th minute when Anica and Hernandez teamed up again, this time with Hernandez scoring on a cross from Anica to give Community a 2-1 lead.
The Tigers scored in the 71st minute as Imar Pineda slid the ball past the goalie from the side to tie the game at 2-2.
Marshall County had the most serious threat in the remaining time, but Reily Anica of the Vikings made a key save with one minute remaining to preserve the tie.
Community will travel to Fayetteville on Wednesday.
Marshall Co. 1 1 — 2
Community 1 1 — 2
MC — Trent Wakham goal (29th minute).
C — Randy Anica goal from Ramon Hernandez (37th minute).
C — Hernandez goal from Anica (66th minute).
MC — Imar Pineda goal (71st minute).
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