Niles soccer falls to Harper Creek 2-1Published 10:00am Thursday, May 15, 2014
Visiting Battle Creek Harper Creek edged Niles 2-1 in the second round of the Big 16 Conference Tournament Wednesday.
The Vikings were defeated despite outshooting Harper Creek 11-9.
Emily Gaines scored the lone Niles goal off an assist from Abby Gaines.
Bailee Kessler and Emily Casey combined for seven saves.
The Vikings will host Kalamazoo Home School at 5 p.m. Monday. Kalamazoo is not part of the Big 16, but helps fill out the league tournament bracket.
Harper Creek – 2
Niles – 1
Harper Creek 0, Niles 0
Emily Gaines (Abby Gaines assist)
Shots on goal
Harper Creek 9
Bailee Kessler 3
Emily Casey 4