Providence pulled off the biggest upset of the soccer season so far Thursday night, beating Sweet 16 No. 1 Myers Park 1-0 at Myers Park's home field.
Friday, September 24, 2010
Conner Pickens scored the goal for the Panthers (7-5 overall, 3-1 Southwestern 4A). Stefen Knapp and Ward Gavin combined for the shutout.
Myers Park, ranked No. 3 in the N.C. 4A coaches poll, fell to 9-1, 2-1.
The Mustangs play a pair of unbeaten teams Monday and Tuesday and must rebound quickly. Monday, Myers Park plays rival Ardrey Kell at home. Ardrey Kell (6-0-1, 2-0-1) is No. 5 in the state coaches 4A poll.
South Meck (9-0-3, 3-0-1) is ranked No. 6 in the state poll.
Providence has won four of its last five games after a tough start. The Panthers only loss in that run was a 2-1 defeat against South Meck Sept. 16.
Posted by Observer Sports at 3:51 PM