Lady Coalers advance to soccer sectional title

The Coal City girls soccer team will play for the Sectional Championship at 4:30 p.m. on Friday in Manteno after beating Chicago University 2-1 in the opening round on Tuesday.
The Lady Coalers will battle Herscher for the title, a tough opponent yes, but they can be beat.
Chicago University went up 1-0 at halftime on Tuesday. Kylee Kennel, assisted by Maddie Gomez, kept Coal City in running with a goal in the second half to tie it 1-1. The game-winning PK was scored by Cara Planeta (handball in box).
Coal City keeper Chloe Plueger had 14 saves to help her team improve to 12-6-2 overall.