St. John’s Prep drops BC High for Catholic Conference soccer title

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For the fourth year in a row, the St. John’s Prep soccer team is the Catholic Conference champions. The No. 9 Eagles (11-1-2) went on the road Wednesday night and beat No. 10 BC High, 2-0, to clinch the title.

“It’s always one of our goals, but it’s tough,” said Prep coach Dave Crowell . “BC High is a great team. We don’t ever take anything for granted.”

Senior Mike Lanza scored the Eagles’ first goal in the second half after a scramble in front of the net, tucking home the ball in the left corner for what turned out to be the game-winner.

With six minutes left in the game, junior Paul Magazzu stole the ball at midfield and raced down the right wing before cutting across to score Prep’s second goal.

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