Clarion-Limestone Lions Defeat Forest Area Fires In 2021 Season Opener

(Images by Kristen Geiger) Above: Bailee Verdill number 10 Nate Megnin number 11

The Clarion-Limestone Lions Boys’ Soccer Team opened their 2021 season with an 8-1 victory over the Forest Area Fires in an Upper Allegheny Valley Soccer League (UAVSL) match, on Thursday, September 9th.

Mindi Verdill shares this game summary:

Bailee Verdill had the first 3 goals of the game. Cody Whitling scored the 4th goal. Thomas Uckert had the 5th goal of the game, followed by Wyatt Boyden with the assist  from Bailee Verdill.

The halftime score was Clarion-Limestone 6 – Forest Area 0

In the second half, Bailee Verdill got the ball to Nate Megnin who scored. Brock Smith scored the final goal for C-L   Forest was able to get one in before the game was over.

The final score was: Clarion-Limestone 8 – Forest Area 1

Clarion-Limestone has a busy three game week coming . . . Monday (September 13th) at Karns City at 5:00PM; Wednesday (September 15th) at home against Keystone at 6:00PM; and Thursday (September 16th) at Redbank Valley at 4:00PM.

(Thanks to Mindi Verdill for this summary and to Kristen Geiger for her images. Great start, Lions!!!!)

Kristen Geiger image: Bailee Verdill number 10

2021 Clarion-Limestone Boys Soccer Team (Player/Number)

Seniors: Peyton Smith (4), Charlie Franchino (16), Nate Megnin (11), Cody Whitling (20), Brock Smith (1)                  

Juniors: Bailee Verdill (10), Reece Geiger (24), Tyler Bingham (18/27), Joseph Naser (9) 

Sophomores: Jameson McIlwain (17), Landon Smith (6), Blaise Cunningham (22)            

Freshmen: Thomas Uckert (7), Layton Dunn (14), Carter Brown (5), Wyatt Boyden (8), Isaac Lerch (12/26)                                          

Head Coach:   Don Montgomery

Assistants: Harrison Porter, Kyle Schonbachler, Donovan Montgomery, Jarrett Esposito