Soccer goes 1-2 in run to playoffs

By on October 15, 2009

With the regular season wrapping up, Knights soccer is looking for any kind of edge heading into Class 2A postseason play.

The Knights head to the homestretch of regular season play with a 7-12-1 record and a 2-5 record in their final Western Sun Conference go-around.

Kaneland dropped a 3-2 match with the visiting Sycamore Spartans on Thursday, and lost to the host fledgling Plainfield East Bengals on Saturday morning in a 2-1 battle. Tuesday saw a 2-1 win over Belvidere in the last scheduled home match of the season.

Kaneland has lost eight of its last 11 contests.

The Knights made it interesting against their conference rivals with goals by Genaro Garcia and Chad Swieca occurring in the final five minutes

Kaneland was set to finish the regular season with a meeting at Oswego East High School on Wednesday.

Against the visiting Bucs, Jake Tickle and Swieca found net.

The Class 2A regional is hosted by Kaneland and features the 13th seeded Knights facing off against No. 4 Antioch on Tuesday, Oct. 20 at 4 p.m.

Wednesday, Oct. 21 at 4 p.m. sees (5) Crystal Lake Central against (12) Wauconda.

About Mike Slodki

Mike Slodki is a sports reporter for the Elburn Herald. You can reach him at MSlodki@elburnherald.com.

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