Getting a leg up; Packers win showdown over Lourdes 2-0

Published 7:48 am Monday, October 2, 2017

In a game that could well shape how the postseason lays out, the Austin Packers soccer team defeated section rival Rochester Lourdes 2-0 Saturday at Art Hass Stadium.

At 23:03 of the first half, Henry Tolbert took a crossing pass from Ojulu Cham and buried to give Austin a 1-0 lead.

Then, in the second half, Lonyjera Okal gave the Packers the two-goal cushion when he scored off a pass from Mooday Wah.

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Austin will host Owatonna at 7 p.m. on Tuesday at Art Hass.

Austin’s Caleb Simerson races after the ball during the first half Saturday afternoon at Art Hass Stadium.
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