Boys Soccer: The Woodlands tops Klein Forest with late goal by Ortiz

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The Woodlands players celebrate with forward Rafael Ortiz, center, after defeating Klein Forest 2-1 during a Region II-6A regional quarterfinal match at Klein Memorial Stadium Tuesday.

Tuesday’s showdown between The Woodlands and Klein Forest in the Region II-6A quarterfinals did not disappoint, going right down to the wire.

In the final minutes of the match, Rafael Ortiz and Nicholas Pekel made a run up the middle of the field, passing the ball back and forth. Once inside the box, Pekel delivered a ball over the head of a defender to Ortiz, who fired a shot past the keeper and into the side of the net to give The Woodlands a 2-1 victory. click here for complete story