Clare kickers defeated

The Clare varsity soccer team dropped a 2-1 decision to visiting Leroy Pine River on Thursday, Sept. 20 in Northern Michigan Soccer League action.

The Pioneers led 1-0 at the half on a goal by Hunter Seering and assist by Brock Demo, but the Buck’s scored goals off the feet of Schroeder Vanderhoof and Nate Millen to pick up the win.

Clare goalkeeper Eric Litke had 14 saves in goal.

The Pioneers also lost at Houghton Lake 5-0 on Tuesday, in another NMSL game.

Clare (0-11, 0-9 NMSL) played at Saginaw Nouvel on Thursday and host McBain Northern Michigan Christian Oct. 2.