Boys Varsity Soccer · Grinnell Boys Soccer falls to Newton 4-1


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In an intense Little Hawkeye match at H.A. Lynn Field in Newton, the Grinnell Boys Soccer team falls 4-1. However, the score is not indicative of how close the match was. Grinnell won the possession battle, but just couldn’t find the back of the net. Newton lead 1-0 at half, and Grinnell created a lot of chances. In the second half, Grinnell equalizes on a set piece from the right side of the field in the 53rd minute. Wyatt Dillon serves a well drive ball to the left back post where Stiven Parmley rises up to head the ball into the left upper 90. Grinnell was energized and was in attack mode. A few minutes later, the Dillon brothers were inches from linking up, which would have changed the match. Newton took the lead with about 20 minutes left and never lost it, but Grinnell fought to the end.

In the JV match, Grinnell lost 1-2 and was down 0-1at the half. In the second half, Richard Toe gave life to the team by scoring an equalizing goal. It looked like the Grinnell was going to play to a draw, but Newton snuck in a second goal late in the match.