EDMOND, Okla. – Kyle Greig and Steven Perry scored two goals each and Michael Thomas added a goal off a penalty kick as Energy FC downed Northeastern Oklahoma State 5-1 Friday evening in Edmond.
Energy FC got 17 shots off during the game, 11 of them quality scoring chances on Northeastern goaltender Jackson Biles. Energy FC’s defense held the Riverhawks to three shots on goal of the five put up by NSU on the night.
Jon Kempin got the win in goal for Energy FC. Kempin had two saves and allowed the one goal late in the game. Biles allowed the five goals and had six saves.
Greig scored the opening goal in the fifth minute of the game and Thomas converted the penalty kick in the 39th minute as Energy FC led 2-0 at the half.
Energy FC extended the lead to 3-0 in the 66th minute as Steven Perry got on the board. Greig added his second of the game in the 75th minute and Perry added his second in the 78th.
The Riverhawks got on the board in the 86th minute as Josue Morales got the ball past Kempin.
Energy FC continues preseason action on March 19 at Tyler Junior College and March 22 at SMU.
Energy FC 5, Northeastern State 1
At Edmond, Okla.
NSU 0 1 – 1
Energy FC 2 3 -- 5
First half – 1, Energy FC, Greig; 2, Energy FC, Thomas.
Second half – 3, Energy FC, Perry; 4, Energy FC, Greig; 5, Energy FC, Perry; 6, NSU, Morales
Referee – Nima Sagahfi, Sam Merchant, Adam Bass
NSU – Jackson Biles; Chance Miller, Eric Crawford, Adam Schmoker, Brenden Bombardier, Terence Smith; Crosby Lee, Jordan Schmoker, Juan Peralta, Josue Morales, Paul Samia.
Energy FC – Jon Kempin; David Leitchty, Kyle Miller, Michael Thomas, Christian Duke, Adda Djeziri, Paul Wyatt, Kyle Greig; Cyprian Hedrick, Gareth Evans, Mark Howard.