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Bellevue men can't hold off No. 1 Grand View

Bellevue men can't hold off No. 1 Grand View

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DES MOINES — The Bellevue University men's soccer team had No. 1 Grand View (Iowa) on the ropes in the first round of the NAIA national tournament, but the Vikings scored twice in the last seven minutes pull out the 4-3 win.

Bellevue (9-8-0) took the lead with 35:28 left when Manuel Lira, a junior from Omaha South, scored off an assist from Jacob Cawsey.

Grand View's Brian Lee tied the game with 6:07 remaining. Two minutes later, Matthew Kenton's goal with 3:54 left gave the Vikings (18-2-0) the win.

In other games:

» Hastings' Dru Kobs, a senior from Blair, scored in the eighth minute of the first overtime to give Hastings a 3-2 win over Rocky Mountain (Mont.). The seventh-seeded Broncos will face No. 10 Missouri Valley in the round of 16.

» Ben Coyle's goal with 4:25 left in the second overtime lifted No. 13 Baker (Kan.) to a 2-1 win over Midland University. The Warriors finished their season 18-2-2.

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