Galion’s soccer season winding down


GALION — The second season of fall action is coming to a conclusion for Galion High School’s soccer teams.

Galion’s boys squad will wrap their regular season up, at home, against the visiting Mansfield Senior Tygers on Wednesday, Oct. 11. The Tigers are winless on the season at 0-10-2 overall and will finish at 0-6 in Mid-Ohio Athletic Conference play, but hope to end the season on a high note against a one-win Tygers squad.

For the Lady Tigers, they will finish their season within the conference with two contests against the River Valley Lady Vikings. Galion is currently 1-12 overall and 0-7 within the MOAC. The Tigers traveled to Caledonia to square-off against the Lady Vikings on Tuesday and will welcome River Valley to Galion on Thursday, Oct. 12.

Kick For A Cure

The home match on Thursday will be the Kick For A Cure game and is set to begin at 5 p.m. Both teams will be wearing special uniforms for the match. The team sold Kick For A Cure shirts, with proceeds from those sales being donated to cancer research. At the game on Thursday, there will be a 50/50 raffle as well as a bake sale. The money generated from the game will also be donated to cancer research.

Tourney time for the Tigers

Recently, both of the Galion squads received their tournament draws. The boys team competes in Division II and the Lady Tigers are considered Division III.

In the Clyde District, the Galion boys were awarded a No. 10 seed and will face-off against a difficult, No. 2 seeded Lexington Minutemen soccer team. The two teams will meet on Monday, Oct. 16 on Lexington’s home field at 5 p.m. The winner of that contest will take on the Clyde Fliers. If Galion was to pull off the upset, their match against Clyde would be on the Fliers’ home field. If the Minutemen defeat the Tigers, Lex will host Clyde on Thursday, Oct. 19 at 5 p.m.

The Galion Lady Tigers will be in competition in the Findlay District bracket. Galion was given a No. 13 seed and their first-round opponent will be the Mansfield Christian Lady Flames, the No. 3 seed. These two teams will meet on the Flames’ home turf on Saturday, Oct. 14 at 5 p.m. If the Lady Tigers were to pick up the victory, they would face the winner of the match between the No. 7 seeded Van Buren Lady Knights and the No. 9 seeded St. Peter’s Lady Spartans. The higher seeded team will host the second-round game in the Findlay bracket on Wednesday, Oct. 18 at 5 p.m.

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By Chad Clinger

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