Two goals late in the second half spark Centennial to a 2-1 win over the Rams
The Centennial boys soccer team boosted its playoff hopes Thursday night with a 2-1 home win over Central Catholic.
The Rams, who have already clinched the MHC title, struck first with a goal in the first 10 minutes.
Centennial scored twice in a five-minute span just before halftime, moving in front on goals by Josue Robledo and Jacob Schultz.
The Eagles were hit with a red card with 18 minutes to play, but kept the Rams out of the net down the stretch to pick up the full three points in the standings.
Centennial (3-3-2) remains one point behind David Douglas (3-2-3) in the chase for the leagues final playoff spot with two matches left in the regular season.
The Eagles snapped Centrals 19-game league win streak that dated to the end of the 2011 season.
Look for expanded game coverage in the Tuesday, Oct. 22, print edition.