MAC Soccer tournament near, teams battle for position

FAIRBANKS, AK-In last night's action over on Newby field the Lathrop boys team was able to get a win. This game against the Eielson Ravens gave them some confidence going into this weekend's MAC Tournament.

Konstantin Bathes recorded a hat trick, Connor Matheny scored twice with a goal here in the second half. Braeden Huppough also got two goals and Lathrop cruises 12-0. The Malemutes are 3-2 in conference play and 5-4 overall.

Both teams will meet again in the first round of the MAC tournament with Lathrop being a three seed and the Ravens a sixth seed.

In girls soccer the Malemutes got their first win of the regular season with a 6-0 victory over Eielson. Song Ebessen and Mikayla Tripleton scored two goals apiece to lead Lathrop.

Both teams will meet again in the first round of the MAC Tournament tomorrow at 5:30 at Newby Field. The winner gets the number overall seed Hutchison Hawks on Saturday.