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Central's Ralph Palmeri scored on a corner kick in what proved to be the game winner in the 58th minute, as the Dutch defeated the Norse 1-0 this afternoon in Pella.This was the conference opener for both teams.
Luther, the defending league champions, out shot Central 19-12 that included a 11-7 advantage in the second half. The Norse also tallied eight corner kicks to the Dutch six. Saul Rosales led the Norse attack with three shots on goal.
The loss drops Luther's overall record to 5-2-2. Central improved to 3-4-1.
Luther returns to action on Sept. 26, when it will host Cornell College at 7:30 p.m. This non-conference match will be video streamed.
Questions? Contact David Blanchard, post_to_results, 563-387-1586