The Pennant

Kingsmen sneak past Wildcats for Sectional Title

By GARRETT WENZEL

Sammy Atkins scored a header goal off assists from Micah Craig and Hayden Hurn with 19 seconds left to stun South Bend Riley, 2-1, and lift Penn to the Championship of the South Bend Boys Soccer Sectional on Saturday, Oct. 7. It was the seventh consecutive Sectional Championship for Penn and the 11th overall.

Atkins struck in the 36th minute off an assist from Hurn to give Penn a 1-0 lead.

The Kingsmen, 15-1-2, play Goshen at 10:30 a.m. in the Merrillville Regional on Saturday, Oct. 14. The Penn-Goshen winner plays the Lake Central-Crown Point winner at 7:30 p.m. for the Regional title.