The Lancer Men’s Varsity Soccer Team travelled to Inter-City Baptist in their first MIAC match of the season. The Lancers were looking to continue the momentum and earn their first conference win of the year.
OCS was able to maintain possession throughout the first half. In the 17th minute, Senior James Smither scored on a long run from defense on an assist from Freshman Tommy Megie to put the visitors up 1-0.
In the 27th minute, Senior Connor Butcher scored on a corner kick from fellow Senior Toño Muñoz to put OCS up 2-0.
In the 34th minute, the senior scoring continued as Muñoz scored off a headed pass from Sophomore Joshua Reyes to put the Lancers up 3-0 to end the half.
In the second half, OCS continued to put on the pressure but the Chargers were able to slip one past Junior goalkeeper Jayden Peterson to get on the scoreboard.
The Lancers quickly regrouped and continued their solid play. In the 66th minute, Joshua Reyes tallied a goal from with left footed shot inside the penalty box on a pass from James Smither.
Reyes added another goal in the 69th minute this time from Tommy Megie and seal the Lancer victory 5-1.
Oakland Christian visits Plymouth Christian on Friday, September 18 in another important MIAC road match.