NORTH VERNON - Aided by two penalty kick goals, South Dearborn boys varsity soccer extended its season-opening win streak to 3-0 with a 4-1 victory at Jennings County Tuesday, Aug. 21.

Coach Michael Wallace's Knights answered with four-straight scores after the host Panthers (0-3) jumped out to a 1-0 lead to start the contest on a goal by freshman Carson McNulty, assisted by junior Keagan Craig.

Junior Lakota Carter evened the contest at 1-1 early in the first 40 minutes, converted the PK after being fouled in the penalty box area.

Cartner put the Knights in front 2-1, sneaking an unassisted score past the Jennings sophomore keeper Dreagan Ison just before halftime.

Second half play started slowly, but SD picked up the pace when senior Jared Brose knocked in a goal midway through the final 40 minutes.

Sophomore Zander Beach was fouled in the penalty box in the final minutes, converting the penalty kick for the final 4-1 margin.

South Dearborn soccer opened their 2018 season Saturday, Aug. 18, with a 2-1 win at EIAC rival Rushville in the second overtime.

Carter scored both Knights goals, the first in the second period to go with the game-winner, off assists by Brose and junior Dawson Schroeder.

SD sophomore goaltender Hunter Ross was credited with eight saves in going the full 94-minute route for the victory.

Knights traveled to Madison Shawe Memorial Monday, Aug. 20, to hang a 4-0 defeat on the Hilltoppers (1-1).

South Dearborn netted two goals in each half, posting a total of 42 of 45 shots on frame, while Ross recorded his first shutout win in goal, with eight saves.

Brose and Beach each carded a goal and an assist, while Carter and sophomore Kevin Browne added the other two SD scores. Schroeder delivered a third Knights assist.