The PikeView High School boys soccer team launched its season with a 2-2 tie in a match with Robert C. Byrd High on Friday evening.
Hunter Klein scored both goals for PikeView (0-0-1) to give the Panthers a 2-0 lead. Isaac Von Blaricom and Brandon Calfee assisted on the goals. Robert C. Byrd (0-0-1) got goals from Kevin Steele and Drew LeMasters, the latter with about 14 minutes left, for the tie.
PikeView goalkeeper Ted White had five saves.
Robert C. Byrd 2, PikeView 1
PikeView’s Madison May scored 15 seconds into Friday’s season-opening match, off an assist by Kari Shrewsbury. The Eagles answered with goals by Samantha Duffey and Mariah Vu, the tie-breaker coming with 14 seconds remaining before halftime.
Kristen Brinkley had four saves in goal for PikeView (0-1-0). For Robert C. Byrd (1-0-0), Jasmine Matheny had two saves.
The PikeView girls will play at Fairmont Senior today at noon. The boys game will follow at about 2 p.m.