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Lions get big 2nd Half effort in Substate opener

On Monday, Linn-Mar traveled to Muscatine, who played host to the Substate opener between the Lions and the North Scott Lancers.  The Lions lit the scoreboard 4 times in the second half, en route to a 5-2 win, advancing to the semi-final against the Little Hawks of IC-City High.

Scoring Summary

  • 12th min: LM Goal-Brandon Raus, Assist-Danny Peak
  • 31st min: NS Goal-Max Solis
  • 45th min: NS Goal-Dylan Belk
  • 57th min: LM Goal-Danny Peak, unassisted
  • 73rd min: LM Goal-Kody Waterman, Assist-Danny Peak
  • 77th min: LM Goal-Kody Waterman, unassisted
  • 79th min: LM Goal-Mohamed Tawfik, Assist 1-Grant Wagner, Assist 2-Danny Peak

Shots/Shots on Goal

  • Linn-Mar: 22/12
  • North Scott: 8/5

Corners

  • Linn-Mar: 7
  • North Scott: 2

Free Kicks Taken

  • Linn-Mar: 1
  • North Scott: 9
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Final Home Game Tonight

Tonight, the Lions look to bounce back after an overtime loss, on Friday. For tonight’s final home game, Linn-Mar will host the Cedar Falls Tigers.  The Tigers return to Marion, after winning both games at the Linn-Mar Challenger Cup, in early April. As we traditionally do, we will also celebrate 10 Seniors and 2 Foreign-Exchange players, and their contributions to the Linn-Mar Mens Soccer program.

Due to the weather, tonight’s schedule has been altered:
📍 JV1 & Varsity host Cedar Falls, @ LM Stadium
⚽️ Varsity, 5:15pm
👤 Senior Recognition, 6:45pm
⚽️ JV1, 7:00pm

ALSO… the JV2 team is in action this afternoon.  They are on the road at Lower Kingston Field to take on the Jefferson J-Hawks.  The game will kickoff at 4:15, not 5:45 as previously published. Bus leaves at 2:45, players are dismissed at 2:30pm.

Last Meeting

In 2017, the Lions defeated the Tigers 1-0, in the final game of the regular season.  Both teams had their season ended just one-game later, in their opening-round Substate game.

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Lions regroup, ready themselves for late run

Tonight, the Lions will try to bounce back from their first loss in four games, and start a new win streak, with four regular season games remaining.  The Varsity-only contest will begin at 5:15 at Linn-Mar Stadium, as Linn-Mar hosts Waterloo East.

Last Meeting

In 2017, the Lions beat the Trojans 4-0, on the road.