TMP soccer team falls to Liberal at North Cup

By The Hays Daily News

WICHITA -- The Thomas More Prep-Marian boys' soccer team lost its second game of the Wichita North Cup, falling 6-1 to Liberal on Thursday. It was the Monarchs second loss of the season to Liberal, having lost 9-1 on Sept. 26.

Liberal scored twice within the first eight minutes of play on Thursday with goals by Jason Rios and Samuel Cruz. Another goal in the 20th minute by Rios gave the Redskins a 3-0 halftime lead.

Cruz added three more goals in the second half (48th, 56th and 58th minutes) before TMP finally got on the scoreboard with a goal in the 64th minute by Jordan Pfannenstiel. Liberal outshot TMP 25-4.

TMP will play its final game of the North Cup at 9 a.m. Saturday against the loser of Wichita North and Wichita West.