North Greenville falls to Carson-Newman in season opener

September 06, 20191st2ndFinal
North Greenville000
C-N10:20Tobias Solem Karlsen (Thaylan Silva )
C-N11:54Tobias Solem Karlsen (Thaylan Silva )
C-N17:08Tobias Solem Karlsen (Harrison Collins )
C-N18:46Tobias Solem Karlsen (Will Sainsbury-Logan )
C-N53:52Collin Hensel (Harrison Collins )
C-N61:38Collin Hensel (Harrison Collins )
C-N75:57Will Sainsbury-Logan
C-NJoe Boyd7:0200
C-NBram Kaarsgaren82:5803
NGUDawson Martin45:0039
NGUNoah Kendrick45:0045
Stats at a GlanceC-NNGU
Shots (on Goal)36 (21) 4 (3)
Corner Kicks114
Yellow Cards12
North Greenville falls to Carson-Newman in season opener
Friday, September 6, 2019
North Greenville falls to Carson-Newman in season opener

Tigerville – North Greenville’s season opener versus the Carson Newman Eagles didn’t go as planned for the Crusaders who dropped a 7-0 decision.

First Half

Carson-Newman scored four times in the first 20-minutes of the opening half, starting with a goal at the 10:20 mark on the clock by Tobias Solem Karlsen. Karlsen would go on to score three more times in the first half, accounting for all four of the Eagle goals. Twice Karlsen was the beneficiary of assists from Thaylan Silva as well as helpers from Harrison Collins and Will Sainsbury-Logan.

The Crusaders got off a pair of shots on frame but both attempts were stopped, keeping NGU scoreless.

Second Half

Carson-Newman kept up the pressure in the second half. Goals in the 53rd and 61st minute put the Crusaders in a 6-0 hole. North Greenville continued to battle but couldn’t get much started in the way of offense. Bryan Castillo and Kike Molina would both fire shots but each would be sopped while a corner from Irvin Longsworth would also come up empty.

The Eagles added a score in the 75th minute to make it seven.


Kike Molina led North Greenville with a pair of shots on goal and four shots overall while Ben McKay and Bryan Castillo Pina added a shot each.

Dawson Martin led the keepers with nine saves while Noah Kendric stopped five. Kendrick was credited with the loss.

Next Time Out

The Crusaders head south to take on North Georgia at 7 PM on September 9th.