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The Shawnee News-Star
  • Bison top SCU, 3-1

  • Oklahoma Baptist handed Southwestern Christian its first men’s soccer loss, Tuesday, 3-1.
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  • Oklahoma Baptist handed Southwestern Christian its first men’s soccer loss, Tuesday, 3-1.
    The Eagles, who announced last week they are joining the Sooner Athletic Conference next year, were 2-0 against SAC teams coming into the contest.
    The Bison were out-shot 21-17 and put one less shot on goal, but dropped SCU to 6-1 on the season.
    “It was a good win today,” said Bison coach Brent Coates. “Southwestern Christian is a good, young team with talented players who will do well in the SAC. We beat an unbeaten team that is receiving votes in the NAIA Top 25. I felt like we dominated the game from start to finish.”
    Chance Johnson gave OBU a 1-0 lead in the 13th minute, scoring from 25 yards out after cleaning up a loose ball.
    That lead held up the rest of the half and the Bison doubled it in the 47th minute, when Tito Silva scored on a header on a well-aimed pass by Mario Maia.
    OBU got its third goal from Taylor Thompson in the middle.
    Now 3-2, the Bison host Missouri Valley College Friday at 3 p.m.
    Note: Report provided by Ray Fink, OBU sports information director.
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