AC soccer

Angelina College’s Aldair Chaves drives home a penalty kick in the 87th minute of Saturday’s conference tournament match against Northeast Texas Community College. The late score was the only goal in AC’s 1-0 win and sent the No. 14 Roadrunners into the tournament’s semifinals.

In a match played at a frenzied pace for its entirety, it seemed a little ironic — and more than a little dramatic — that the deciding moment came with the ball at a standstill.

Angelina College’s Aldair Chaves drew a penalty in the box in the 87th minute, leading to a penalty kick. Chaves placed the ball, took his measure and blasted home the match’s only goal in the No. 14 Roadrunners’ 1-0 win over Northeast Texas Community College in Saturday’s conference tournament opener at Jase Magers Field in Lufkin.

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