Thursday August 28th, 2014
The Delphi Oracles hosted the Central Catholic Knights in a Hoosier Conference matchup. The Oracles prevailed 2-0, notching one goal in each half.
Delphi goals: Kinsler, Cervantes
Shots: Central Catholic 9, Delphi 6
Saves: Central Catholic 2, Delphi 6
Central Catholic started the game with energy and purpose, dominating the first half and peppering the Delphi goal with 7 shots, but could not find a way past Delphi keeper Brayton Slifer. Six minutes from halftime, with the ball on the right sideline, Delphi forward Kinsler slipped to the back post and booted home a cross to send the Oracles into halftime leading 1-0.
With the confidence provided by the lead, Delphi matched the Knights in the second half. Six minutes after halftime, Delphi padded their lead with a strike from midfielder Cervantes. The Knights created a few more chances, but keeper Slifer was up to the task and the Oracles took home the victory.