Sports roundup: CBC soccer and wrestling; Hendrix soccer

The Central Baptist College men’s soccer team (8-10) has reached the semifinals of the American Midwest Conference tournament after a 2-1, two-overtime victory Saturday on Lindenwood-Belleville (6-9-2).

 

The Mustangs will host Missouri Baptist in Tuesday’s 6 p.m. semifinal at Centennial Soccer Park. It will be a rematch of a gameless than 10 days ago, when the Mustangs beat the Spartans 2-1.

Callum Morris’ header in the final minute of the second overtime period provided the difference for CBS on Saturday. Nestor Moguel scored the other goal.

Hendrix soccer

At Danville Ky., on Saturday, top-seeded Centre took a 2-1 victory over sixth-seeded Hendrix in the Southern Athletic Association women’s soccer championship game.

Hagan Griffith scored Hendrix’s goal in the first half.

“I have to give a lot of credit to Centre,” said Hendrix coach Jeff Trimble. “They are well coached and a skilled team. I felt like we played a good game and worked hard to keep things close and give ourselves a chance to win.”

“I’m really proud of the girls and how they finished the year. The seniors had their first year to win a championship and it was great to see them get themselves in a position to play for one.”

Jordan Rausch made eight saves in the loss.

CBC wrestling

The Central Baptist College wrestling team opened their season this past weekend at the Patriot Open hosted by the University of the Cumberlands at Williamsburg, Ky.

Zach Kearney was the top wrestler for the Mustangs, placing third in the 184-pound category.Kearney won five of the six matches that he wrestled in, losing in the semifinals. He beat Zach Davis of Indiana Tech in the third-place match.

Francisco Joseph, wrestling in the 285-pound class, finished the meet 5-2. Jeffery Williams went 4-2 in the 125-pound class and Isaiah Gipson earned his first career victory in the 174-pound class.

 

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