FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) – Bishop Luers held on to defeated the top-ranked team in 1A boys soccer on Monday night at the Fort Wayne Sport Club, as the Knights bested visiting Lakewood Park Christian 3-2.
The Knights led 1-0 at the half, then increased that lead to 2-0 in the 55th minute when sophomore Alajandro Rodriguez beautifully placed a drop shot over the goalie’s head for the Knights.
Lakewood Park responded with Logan Forte feeding Zach Collins for a goal to cut the Panthers’ deficit to 2-1.
But in the 71st minute Conner Nichter headed home what would eventually be the game-winner of a beautiful ball from Roel Pineda to give Luers a 3-1 lead on the way to the wins.
Lakewood Park falls to 1-1 overall with the loss while Luers improves to 1-1.