USC Aiken upsets top seed in soccer

USC Aiken men 2, Lander 1

  • Follow USCA

In Greenwood, S.C., eighth-seeded USC Aiken upset top-seeded Lander 2-1 in a shootout on Tuesday night in the quarterfinals of the Peach Belt Conference men’s soccer tournament.

After two overtime periods, the Pacers (7-5-4) hit four of their five attempts in the shootout for the win.

Lander, which came in ranked No. 6 in the country, finishes at 12-2-2.

All the regulation scoring happened in the first half. After Lander scored, USC Aiken’s Noel Mais tied it up at the 36:12 mark.

The Pacers will take on fourth-seeded Young Harris in the semifinals at 7:30 p.m. on Friday at Blanchard Woods Park in Evans.

loading...
Top headlines

GRMC board approves continuing budget

While it awaits the arrival of its new chairman, who will also be the next president of Georgia Regents University, the board of Georgia Regents Medical Center passed a continuing budget ...
Search Augusta jobs