Centennial Boys’ Soccer Falls to James M. Bennett in the Regional Final

Words: Joey Sedlacko

On Wednesday, November 7, the Centennial Boys’ Soccer team’s season ended with a tough loss against James M. Bennett High School in the 3A East Regional Final. JM Bennett edged out a 3-2 victory on penalty kicks to defeat Centennial.

It was a defensive battle throughout the whole match as the two teams could not find a way to get the ball into the back of the net, and the game would go into overtime tied at 0-0.

In overtime, senior defender for Centennial Joe Brown thought he had propelled his team to the state semifinals with a goal as the final seconds of the game ticked off the clock. However, the referee called Brown offsides. The game then went into two sudden death overtimes, but neither team could score. Penalty kicks then decided the game.

Unfortunately for Centennial, their season would come to an end as JM Bennett would beat the Eagles in penalty kicks 3-2.

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