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Lenoir-Rhyne Women’s Soccer Draws 1-1 With Wingate
Ria Acton scored the Bears only goal of the contest.
photo courtesy of Lenoir-Rhyne Athletics

Lenoir-Rhyne Women’s Soccer Draws 1-1 With Wingate

Lenoir-Rhyne Women’s Soccer team drew 1-1 after a double OT battle against Wingate Thursday evening.

The match started off with LR conceding a penalty kick in the 11th minute in which Wingate’s Chandler Hendrix capitalized and made the game 1-0. LR would battle back and get a free kick in the 13th minute from just outside the 18 yard line and Ria Acton curled a low driven ball past the keeper to tie it up 1-1.

Both teams would stay locked defensively as Wingate outshot LR 16-10. Hickory High grad Grayson Cameron was a difference maker for LR with eight saves on the day.

Wingate garnered more corners than LR 7-6.

The last time both of these side drew was October 24th of 2015. Lenoir-Rhyne is now 19-13-5 all-time in games against Wingate. This marks LR’s first tie since 2018 against then 24th ranked Tampa.

This game was the official first game of pod play for Lenoir-Rhyne.

The Bears are 1-0-1 on the season. Lenoir-Rhyne will be back in action Thursday at home against Catawba at 7:30pm.