SOUTH POINT, Ohio — The Ohio Valley Christian soccer team improved to 9-4-1 Tuesday evening with a 2-1 win over South Point in Lawrence County.
The Defenders opened the scoring in the 27th minute when Caleb McKitrick found the back out the net off of the back-heel assist from Chance Burleson. With under a minute remaining in the opening half the Pointers knotted the game up at 1-1 with a transition goal by Michael Lien.
Just three minutes into the second half Ohio Valley Christian’s Richard Bowman broke the tie with a goal off of the McKitrick assist. OVCS held on for the 2-1 victory.
The Defenders held an 11-to-5 advantage in shots on goal, as well as a 4-to-1 advantage in corner kicks. Marshall Hood had four saves on the night for Ohio Valley Christian, while South Point’s Andrew Edwards had nine saves. McKitrick and Richard Bowman each had a goal for OVCS, while McKitrick and Burleson each had an assist. Lien had South Points lone goal.