Long shot goal beats Flyers, 1-0
Published 3:25 pm Tuesday, September 19, 2023
By Jim Walker
PEEBLES — It was a long shot that paid off.
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The Peebles Indians took about a 60-yard shot that found the back of the net and provided a 1-0 win over the St. Joseph Flyers in a non-league soccer game on Monday.
The lone goal came with 18:58 on the clock in the first half when Waylen Lloyd took a chance and shot the ball from the left sideline near midfield that just slipped into the net over the Flyers’ goalkeeper Evan Balestra’s outstretched hands.
The Flyers (7-2) took 21 shots with 10 on goal to Peebles 14 shots and 6 on goal. Balestra had 5 saves and Peebles’ goalkeeper Chris Oldfield had 10.
St. Joseph had 7 corner kicks and 7 fouls with Peebles taking 4 corner kicks and was whistled for 8 fouls.
The Flyers visit Wellston on Thursday and Westfall on Saturday.
St. Joseph 0 0 = 0
Peebles 1 0 = 1
P — Waylen Lloyd (unassisted) 18:58
Goalkeeper Saves—St. Joseph: Evan Balestra 5; Peebles: Chris Oldfield 10
Shots—St. Joseph 21, Peebles 14
Shots on Goal—St. Joseph 10, Peebles 6
Corner Kicks—St. Joseph 7, Peebles 4
Fouls—St. Joseph 7, Peebles 8