Panthers split 2-1 road decisions against Metamora, Lincoln
Metamora held off the Washington boys soccer team Sept. 2.
The host Redbirds made two early goals stand up in a 2-1 victory in the Mid-Illini Conference opener.
The Panthers trailed 2-0 until Bret Henderson scored with about 10 minutes to go on a Matt Whitmer assist.
Goalkeeper Mason Masters made seven saves for Washington after keeping Metamora off the scoreboard for most of the first half.
WCHS 2, Lincoln 1: The Panthers won a soggy non-conference game Thursday on the road.
Washington (3-2) netted the game-winning goal in the second half to remain above the .500 mark.
Tony Ramadani gave the Panthers a 1-0 first-half margin on a Tyler Clark helper in the 22nd minute.
After the Railsplitters knotted the game in the first half, Washington countered with the lone tally after intermission.
Henderson lifted the guests to a slim edge on Clark’s second helper of the night.
Alex Pawlak was the winning keeper as the Panthers handed Lincoln its third loss.