Panther soccer notches 3rd shutout of season


Miami Trace beats McClain, 2-0

By Chris Hoppes - [email protected]



Miami Trace’s Kody Burns (17) challenges a McClain player for the ball during an SCOL match at Miami Trace High School Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2016. Also pictured for the Panthers is Matt Fender. Burns scored late in the match to help secure a 2-0 Miami Trace win.


Chris Hoppes | Record-Herald

The Miami Trace Panthers soccer team took on the team from McClain High School in an SCOL match Tuesday, Sept. 27 at Miami Trace.

Miami Trace won the match, 2-0.

The second half was very intense and very physical, according to Miami Trace head coach Josh Thoroman.

Miami Trace had 24 shots on goal to nine for the Tigers.

“We didn’t get the insurance goal until 34 seconds remaining,” Thoroman said.

“Kody Burns stole a pass from McClain’s defense,” Thoroman said. “He held off a Tiger defender and put his shot in from about 20 yards out.”

In the first half, Ethan Conn scored for the Panthers.

McClain had four corner kicks to three for the Panthers.

Tim Kinzler had seven saves as the Miami Trace defense recorded its third shut out of the season, Thoroman noted.

Players defending against McClain were: senior Nick Elrich, juniors Preston Huff, Matt Fender, Adam Ginn and Ethan Powell and freshman Caleb Perry.

Miami Trace is in fourth place in the SCOL with a record of 3-4-1.

Wilmington is in first place at 10-0, followed by Chillicothe at 8-1, the Washington Blue Lions are third at 5-4.

McClain is fifth in the SCOL at 3-7-0, Clinton-Massie is sixth at 1-7-1 and Hillsboro is seventh with a record of 0-7.

Miami Trace is at Hillsboro Thursday and home against Clinton-Massie Tuesday. Both matches start at 7 p.m.

Miami Trace’s Kody Burns (17) challenges a McClain player for the ball during an SCOL match at Miami Trace High School Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2016. Also pictured for the Panthers is Matt Fender. Burns scored late in the match to help secure a 2-0 Miami Trace win.
http://recordherald.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/web1_MT-boys-soccer-Kody-Burns-vs-Mcclain-9-27-2016.jpgMiami Trace’s Kody Burns (17) challenges a McClain player for the ball during an SCOL match at Miami Trace High School Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2016. Also pictured for the Panthers is Matt Fender. Burns scored late in the match to help secure a 2-0 Miami Trace win. Chris Hoppes | Record-Herald
Miami Trace beats McClain, 2-0

By Chris Hoppes

[email protected]

Reach Chris Hoppes at 740-335-3611, ext. 1104, or on Twitter @choppes1

Reach Chris Hoppes at 740-335-3611, ext. 1104, or on Twitter @choppes1

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