Islanders Top Columbus with Overtime Victory

Islanders Top Columbus with Overtime Victory
Grand Island defeated Columbus 2-1 on Tuesday evening.

GRAND ISLAND – The Islanders were able to overcome adversity and snap a two-game losing streak on Tuesday.

Grand Island conceded an equalizing goal to Columbus with just 20 seconds left to play, but were able to grab the deciding goal with less than five minutes remaining in the second overtime period to earn a 2-1 win over Columbus.

The Islanders next prepare to host Kearney on Thursday while Columbus hosts North Platte on Friday. Both matches will be broadcast on New Channel Nebraska and streamed online at

#8 COLUMBUS (3-4) 0 1 0 0 – 1

#9 GRAND ISLAND (7-3) 0 1 0 1 – 2

SCORING: GI-Stevan Castillo (65′), COL-Ivan Lopez (79′), GI-Najib Omar (95′)

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