Knights Fall to Fairmont
August 26, 2013By Patrick Walsh of Archbishop Alter High School
The Alter Knights boy's soccer team came away with a tie and a loss from their encounter with the Fairmont Firebirds on Saturday August 24, 2013.
In the JV match, the Alter squad tallied a goal in the 1st half by Kean Petrello and then withstood a strong rally by the Firebirds in the 2nd half to eak out a 1-1 tie.
In the varsity match, the Fairmont scored two early goals by Niko Infanto, taking a 2-nil lead to halftime with them. In the 2nd half, the Knights mounted a furious charge as they dominated play, but the lone goal provided by Alex Buckley was not enough as the Firebirds prevailed in the match 2-1.
The Knights take on arch-rival Carroll, at Carroll, on Tuesday. August 21, 2013. The JV match gets underway at 7:15PM withe varsity squads squaring off at 7:15PM.