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Rebels outlast Columbia Central on penalty kicks for key district win

Posted on Thursday, April 20, 2017 at 10:32 pm

Rebels players celebrate near midfield after beating Columbia Central on penalty kicks Thursday for a key home win near the end of the season.
The Franklin County Rebels beat the Columbia Central High School Lions in a penalty kick shootout at home Thursday after playing to a 1-1 draw through regulation and two overtimes.
 
The Rebels outscored the Lions 3-0 in the shootout for their seventh win of the season after some big saves from goalie Zach Taylor.
 
With the win, the Rebels improved to 7-2 on the season.
 
Read more about the game in Tuesday’s edition of the Herald Chronicle.
 
The Rebels will next play Tuesday at home against White County High School. Kickoff is scheduled for 7 p.m.