4 unanswered goals drop Tigers in SEK match

Tuesday, September 17, 2013
Fort Scott's Noe Diaz (white jersey) gets the ball downfield past the effort of an Independence player during Monday action at Ellis Park. The visiting Bulldogs took a 4-1 victory in a Southeast Kansas League match. (Scott Nuzum/Tribune)

Fort Scott High's soccer team scored first but Independence's 4 unanswered tallies gave the Bulldogs a 4-1 win in Southeast Kansas League play at Ellis Park Monday afternoon.

On a cool, misty day, Jonah Jones scored for the Tigers, taking a pass from Alex Combs in the 14th minute of play. Jones has scored all four of the Tigers' goals this season.

The Bulldogs (1-0 SEK, 3-2 overall), who were playing their fourth match in eight days, broke through just seconds before the halftime with with a goal by Collin Cushing.

Caleb Bromley broke the tie in the 43rd minute for Independence. Lane Schicke made it 3-1 in the 48th minute. And Conagher Welch took a pass from Schicke in the 56th minute to score the final goal.

Fort Scott, which fell to 0-2 SEK, 1-4 overall, hosts Riverton in a non-league match at 4:30 p.m. today.

Team statsIndyFort Scott
Total Shots227
Shots on goal125
Corner kicks42


Ind. -- Patrick Hardy (4 saves). FS -- Phillip Moran (8 saves).


FS -- Jones (4) (Combs), 14th min.

Ind. -- Cushing (unassisted), 40th min.

Ind. -- Bromley (unassisted), 43rd min.

Ind. -- Schicke (unassisted), 48th min.

Ind. -- Welch (Schicke), 56th min.