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Niles soccer falls to Harper Creek 2-1

Published 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

Halftime score

Harper Creek 0, Niles 0


Niles goal

Emily Gaines (Abby Gaines assist)


Shots on goal

Harper Creek 9

Niles 11



Bailee Kessler 3

Emily Casey 4

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