Shady Spring outlasts Pikeview to capture first sectional title since 2011

Tigers defeat Panthers 2-1
Published: Oct. 22, 2023 at 1:25 AM EDT
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SHADY SPRING, W.Va. (WVVA) - The Shady Spring Tigers and Pikeview Panthers battled for 80 minutes and a penalty kick wound up being the difference.

Nathan Vecellio opened the scoring in the 28th minute. Michael O’Sullivan tied the game in the 43rd minute on a penalty kick.

Michael Vecellio scored three minutes later to put Shady Spring up 2-1. The Tigers were able to hold that lead and won their first sectional championship since 2011.

Shady Spring will play Charleston Catholic on Tuesday in the regional championship game.