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Solon defeats Central DeWitt on penalty shot, 1-0

Solon’s Jorel Justus congratulates Luke Yetley on his successful penalty kick in the first half of a match against Central DeWitt May 4 in Solon. The goal stood up in a 1-0 win for the Spartans. (photo by Doug Lindner)

SOLON– Sophomore Luke Yetley had a point-blank shot at the goal on a penalty kick with just over 12 minutes remaining in the first half and he made it count.
Yetley’s goal provided Solon’s varsity boys’ soccer team with a 1-0 win over Central DeWitt May 4 in Solon. The win moved the Spartans to 12-5 on the season. Junior keeper Eric Weetman had seven saves in the shutout.
It was a bounce back game for Solon, which had been defeated on the road May 2 at Maquoketa, 2-1. Senior Ben Carr scored Solon’s lone goal on an assist from sophopmore Jorel Justus.