The Cannoneers needed a win to secure a playoff spot on Wednesday and came through. The Cannoneers would pressure the Panthers throughout the first half and would finally break the ice on a well played ball by Barry Falconer to Kaden Conners who would find the back of the net to take a 1-0 lead. 4 minutes later the Cannoneers would continue to pressure and Kaden Conners would fins the back of the net of a scramble in front of the Panthers goal to take a 2-0 lead in to halftime.
The Cannoneers would come out and pressure the Panthers in the second half, but could not find the back of the net. The Panthers would break through by receiving a penalty kick around the 60th minute. The Cannoneers would continue to pressure the rest of the match only to not see any results, leading to the final score of 2-1 for JCC. The Cannoneers await seeding for the regional tournament, which will happen this Sunday.
The Sophomore Cannoneers were also recognized last night:
2 Year Sophomores:
1 Year Sophomores:
The Cannoneer family and coaching staff would like to recognize this group of 8 young men for their hard work and dedication to the men's soccer program. It is because of this group that Cannoneers have turned this season into a memorable and pleasurable one. The coaching staff hopes that you have created lifelong memories and friends that you will be able to talk about for years to come.
As you step onto the soccer field for the last time today, remember how it made you feel. Take a moment to stand quietly, look at your teammates and coaches, look into the crowd to see who is watching you and remember the good times you had here. You have made a lot of people proud and have given your all to make the Cannoneer men's soccer program competitive. Be proud of what you have accomplished and move forward to the next stage of your life.
Best of luck to all you from the Coaches