The TBS middle school boys soccer team captured its second straight Mid-Carolina Conference title after earning a 2-1 victory over Neuse Christian on Friday, Oct. 12.
With the score tied at one midway through the second half, Mac Barnwell slipped a pass to Michael Guelho who knocked in the game-winning goal. The Spartans had a chance to extend their lead to 3-1 with five minutes to play, but the opposing keeper read a penalty kick perfectly and saved the shot.
An intense defensive effort from the Spartans kept Neuse Christian off the board in the second half.
TBS took an early 1-0 lead when Barnwell collected a pass from Tanner Vaughn and found the back of the net just five minutes into the contest.
Neuse Christian tied the game 10 minutes later after stealing the ball and putting in the equalizer from outside the box.
TBS concluded the year having not lost a MCC game in the past two seasons.