Rice Lake soccer

Rice Lake's Parker Bowman, left, and Eau Claire North's John Trapp collide in a race for the ball near the North goal in Thursday's game. Rice Lake won on its home field, 2-1.

Rice Lake rallied with two second half goals to edge Eau Claire North, 2-1, in Big Rivers Conference soccer Thursday night in Rice Lake.

North led 1-0 at halftime on Jack Echternach's penalty shot late in the first half. But the Warriors got goals from Louis Larson and Jake Engelbritson in the second half to pull out the win. Warrior goalie Zach Holmstrcom had five saves.

The win lifted Rice Lake to 6-1-1 mark in the conference race, but the Warriors slipped to 6-2-1 on Friday with a 4-1 loss at Big Rivers leader Hudson (7-0-1). The Warriors and Hudson meet again Tuesday, Oct. 8, in Rice Lake in a 7 p.m. start.

Eau Claire Memorial is in second place at 6-0-1, between leader Hudson and third place Rice Lake. See the Rice Lake Chronotype on Wednesday, Oct. 9, for more coverage of Rice Lake's win over Eau Claire North and the Warriors' two games against Hudson.

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