GRAND ISLAND – The Islanders are heading back to state.
Grand Island defeated Lincoln East 1-0 in the district final on Wednesday night thanks to a 74th minute goal from Ernesto Gamez Jr.
The night had a damper on it as Jacob Jacobo and Roy Martin were issued red cards following an altercation and won’t be able to play in the first round game of the state tournament.
Jake Watton of East also received a red card.
LINCOLN EAST (8-8) 0 0 – 0
#5 GRAND ISLAND (13-4) 0 1 – 0