FREEBURG – Mt. Vernon scored a goal in the second half to tie it up, but Civic Memorial netted a goal late in the game to beat the Rams, 2-1, in boys high school soccer action at the Metro Cup tournament.
The game was scoreless at the break. Civic Memorial opened the scoring to take a 1-0 lead.
Rams’ sophomore Noah Heitmeyer found the back of the net to give Mt. Vernon its first goal of the season with 18 minutes left in the game to tie the score, 1-1.
Then, with six minutes left in the contest, the Eagles scored what would end up being the game winning goal.