Washington Evening Journal
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BURLINGTON — It was a tough night for Demon offense in a pair of Southeast Conference soccer games at Burlington on Monday night.
The Grayhounds won two defensive struggles against the Demons. The Burlington boys edged Washington 2-1 in double overtime. The Demon girls failed to play spoiler as Burlington’s 2-0 win clinched a share of the conference title for the Grayhounds.
The Demon boys outshot Burlington 16-7, but the Grayhounds had the goals when it counted.
The boys’ game went into overtime at 1-1, and after a scoreless first frame, Burlington drew a foul in the penalty box, setting up the match-winning penalty kick.
Burlington’s Braden Schoene knocked in the golden goal, which helped Burlington jump to a second-place tie with Washington in the final SEC standings.
In the girls’ game, Burlington scored one goal each in the first and second half to upend the Demons.
Burlington needed a win on the girls’ side to keep pace with Fort Madison, who upended Mt. Pleasant in overtime on Monday night. The Grayhounds and Bloodhounds will share the conference crown.
FINAL SEC BOYS SOCCER STANDINGS
1. Fort Madison 10-0
T-2. Washington 7-3
T-2. Burlington 7-3
4. Fairfield 4-6
5. Keokuk 2-8
6. Mt. Pleasant 0-10
FINAL SEC GIRLS SOCCER STANDINGS
T-1. Fort Madison 9-1
T-1. Burlington 9-1
T-3. Washington 5-5
T-3. Mt. Pleasant 5-5
5. Keokuk 2-8
6. Fairfield 0-10