LEYDEN HIGH SCHOOL - Lane Tech advances to the Regional Finals after seeing victory in their first round of the IHSA State Tournament. Lane took on the Leyden Eagles, coming away with 2-1 win.
To kick off the game, the Leyden Eagle’s #19 scored to gain a 1-0 lead. Leyden maintained this lead, holding Lane down 1 point throughout the whole first half. Senior Nico Wagner squashed this lead, scoring Lane Tech’s first goal of the night, assisted by Senior Gustavo del Castillo. Senior Thurston Page scored Lane’s second, and the ultimate game-winning, goal to give Lane Tech a 2-1 lead. In addition, Lane’s senior goalie, Kacper Chronowski, had a couple of key saves towards the end of the match and sophomore Mauro Ruiz put on a notable performance in the midfield.
Lane Tech will take on the #1 ranked team, Evanston, in the regional finals this Friday, 10/22/21, at Leyden.