Lord Botetourt netted two goals in overtime, one in each of the mandatory, five-minute extra stanzas Monday night for a 4-2 non-district boys varsity soccer victory over Franklin County at C.I. (Cy) Dillon Stadium-Fred M. Brown Memorial Field.
The score was even at 1 at intermission and at 2 at the end of 80 minutes of regulation play.
Abe Barkett netted both of the Cavaliers’ overtime tallies and Kyle Wood scored both goals during regulation.
The Eagles’ loss is their second in a row and their second this season to Lord Botetourt — the earlier defeat is one of five, one-goal setbacks suffered by Franklin County this season.
Scoring for the Eagles (4-2-2 in the Piedmont District, 4-8-2 overall), who are 0-6 this season against non-league opposition (two losses each to Lord Botetourt and Northside and one each to William Fleming and Cosby), were Oscar Garcia in the first half, courtesy of an assist from Omar Lazano, and Jacob Dudley, who converted a penalty kick after intermission.
FCHS goalkeeper Chris Moorman collected 10 saves.
FCHS concludes regular-season play Thursday against Piedmont District foe Bassett. Match time is 7 p.m. at Ed Bassett Stadium.
Eagles boys jayvees fall 1-0 to Lord Botetourt
Lord Botetourt converted a penalty kick in the 40th minute of the match Mon day en route to a 1-0 non-district boys junior varsity soccer victory over Franklin County at C.I. (Cy) Dillon Stadium-Fred M. Brown Memorial Field.
With the win, the Cavaliers avenge a two-goal loss to the Eagles from earlier this season.
Lord Botetourt’s penalty kick goal is the first score surrendered by FCHS since its 3-1 Piedmont District win over Martinsville at home on April 3.
The Eagles’ nine-match winning streak, a run in which they outscored their opponents 41-2, ends with Monday’s loss.
To date, the Eagles, who opened the season with back-to-back losses, have suffered two, one-goal setbacks, a two-goal defeat and a three-goal defeat.
FCHS (7-1 in the Piedmont District, 10-4 overall) concludes its season Thursday against league foe Bassett. Match time is 5:30 p.m. at Ed Bassett Stadium.
The Eagles will attempt to avenge their only district setback.
Franklin County girls edge Lord Botetourt
DALEVILLE — Franklin County netted both of its goals in the closing four minutes of the match for a 2-1 non-district girls varsity soccer victory over Lord Botetourt Monday night.
All three goals were scored after intermission.
The Cavaliers led 1-0 courtesy of Kayla Bowles’ goal.
The Eagles squared the count courtesy of a goal by Courtney Johnson, then with less than two minutes to play Sarah Crawford netted the match winner.
With the win, the Eagles (8-0 in the Piedmont District, 10-3-1 overall) avenge a 1-0 loss to the Cavaliers at home in their second match of the season.
After an 0-3-1 start, FCHS has won 10 matches in a row.
FCHS is 2-3-1 in matches against non-league opposition: two versus Lord Botetourt and one each versus Blacksburg, Cosby, E.C. Glass and Patrick Henry.
FCHS concludes regular-season play Thursday against Bassett. Match time at C.I. (Cy) Dillon Stadium-Fred M. Brown Memorial Field is 7 p.m.