Mustang Boys Soccer Defeats Park 2 to 1
(Cottage Grove)—The Mounds View Boys Soccer Club defeated Park of Cottage Grove 2 to 1 in an important Suburban East match up. The Mustangs are now 3 wins, 4 loses in conference play with another crucial match against Cretin Derham on Thursday.
The Mustangs got on the board first with a great shot by Elijah Paulin that snuck past the goaltender just inside the post. The goal at 36 minutes in the first half gave MV a 1-0 lead going into halftime.
Jani Solis made a great move and beat the goaltender one on one to give the Mustangs a 2-0 lead at the 66 minute mark in the second half. The Mustangs had the advantage on possession in the second half. Park scored on a set the play with 3 minutes remaining to tighten the game. The Mustangs did not surrender a shot in the closing minutes to get the victory. Senior Jason Min picked up the win for the Mustangs in goal.