Celina Ends St. Marys' Season in Elida

St. Marys Jacob James fights to get the ball on a throw in on Monday in a Division II district semifinal game against Celina
Sports Editor

The St. Marys Roughriders varsity boys soccer team had chances, plenty, in the second half, but could not break through against Celina, falling 3-0 to the Bulldogs in the Division II district semifinal match at Elida Middles School. The Roughriders were shut out in both game played against the Bulldogs this season, losing 1-0 earlier this season.

Garrett Weininger passed the ball to Brennen Piper who headed the ball into the back of the goal to give the Bulldogs a 1-0 lead with 23:24 left in the first half. A Hank Thobe goal gave the Bulldogs a 2-0 lead with 17:12 left in the first half.

Celina's last goal came with 25:47 left in regulation when Sean Kosterman scored, putting the game away. It is the second straigt way the Roughriders have been eliminated by the Bulldogs in the postseason.