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Boys Soccer: Raiders, Old Abes play to tie

Hudson's Conner Johnson (23) tangles with an Eau Claire Memorial defender while going for the ball in the air in the second half of the Raider's 1-1 tie with the Old Abes Thursday, Oct. 4, at Raider Stadium. Bob Burrows / RiverTown Multimedia

The Hudson boys’ soccer team still controls its own destiny in the race for the Big Rivers Conference title after playing Eau Claire Memorial to a 1-1 tie Thursday night, Oct. 4, at Raider stadium.

Tieg O'Kelly gave Hudson a 1-0 lead in the 37th  minute before Eau Claire Memorial's Mitchell Brenner scored the equalizer eight minutes into the second half.

The draw kept the Raiders undefeated in BRC play at 9-0-1 while Eau Claire Memorial is 7-1-2. Hudson will wrap up the regular season with three games next week-- at home against Eau Claire North (3-4-1) Monday, Oct. 8, at Chippewa Falls (0-8-0) Tuesday, Oct. 9, and at home against River Falls (4-5-1) Thursday, Oct. 11.

Bob Burrows

Bob Burrows has been sports editor at the River Falls Journal since 1996 and at the Hudson Star-Observer since 2009. Prior to joining the Journal, Burrows served as sports editor with Ledger Publications in Balsam Lake, Wis. A native of Bayonne, N.J. and a U.S. Navy veteran, Burrows attended Marquette University before completing his studies at UW-River Falls in 1992.

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