Kayma Carpenter's late-game heroics helped the No. 3 Lincoln East girls soccer team get past Lincoln Pius X 2-1 on Saturday at Seacrest Field.
After the Thunderbolts scored off a penalty kick in the first half, the Spartan sophomore stepped up, scoring twice in the final nine minutes to complete the comeback.
Carpenter scored her first tally with nine minutes left in regulation and then netted the game-winner with just over a minute remaining. Senior Briley Hill had an assist for East.
Trailblazer Conference Tournament: A four-run fourth inning helped Beatrice power past Wahoo/BN/LL 7-3 in the third-place game. Beatrice starter Adam DeBoer went five innings, surrendering three runs and striking out six. Beatrice's Austin Burroughs went 2-for-3 with a double and two RBIs. Colin Ludvik, Aaron Ickler and Cooper Hancock each added an RBI for the Warriors. Ralston beat Plattsmouth 8-5 for the tournament title.
Metro Tournament: Jack Bland threw seven innings, giving up three hits and one run for Class A No. 2 Bellevue West as it beat Millard West 8-1 in the championship in Omaha. Tyler VanDerwerken knocked in three with a triple and single for Bellevue West, and Gage Allen had two RBIs. Ben VanRooyan hit a double that brought in the lone run for the Wildcats in the seventh inning.
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