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Friday, August 29 - Box Scores
1 p.m. Graceland (Iowa) 3, Westmont 2 (OT)
RECAP -- by Oliver Kimokeo
Graceland (Iowa) forward Edson Edward scored the overtime winner off a long throw to the far post to lead the Yellowjackets to a 3-2 win over Westmont to open the two-day Cougar Classic at the Cougar Soccer Complex. Graceland’s Jeffrey Darkwah contributed with a second-half goal and a first-half assist.
Both teams will play another game Saturday in the Cougar Classic. Westmont (0-1) will play Bethel (Tenn.) (0-0-1) in the first game of the day at 1 p.m. while the NAIA’s No. 8 ranked Graceland (1-0) will challenge tournament host and No. 1-ranked Azusa Pacific (0-0-1) in a battle between recent NAIA champions to close the tournament at 3:30 p.m.
3:30 p.m. Azusa Pacific 1, Bethel (Tenn.) 1 (2 OT)