HASTINGS – The Islanders remain unbeaten after taking down a local rival.
Grand Island traveled to Hastings on Monday and defeated the Tigers 3-1.
Luis Aguilar opened the scoring for the Islanders in the 15th minute with a rip from outside the box that found the side netting, but Hastings was able to equalize before the break thanks to a nicely taken penalty kick by Justus Dielschneider.
The Islanders were able to put the game away with two late goals from Moises Jacobo and Ernesto Games Jr. in the 63rd and 72nd minutes respectively.
Grand Island next travels to No. 1 Omaha South on Thursday. News Channel Nebraska will broadcast and stream the match live starting at 6:55 PM.
Hastings travels to Kearny Catholic on Thursday.
In girls action Hastings defeated Grand Island 4-0.
GRAND ISLAND (4-0) 1 2 – 3
HASTINGS (2-3) 1 0 – 0
SCORING: GI-Luis Aguilar (14′), HHS-Justus Dielschneider (37′ PK), GI-Moises Jacobo (62′), GI-Ernesto Games Jr. (71′)