LIVINGSTON, Ala.-Four different players scored to lift the Christian Brothers University Bucs to a 4-2 win at West Alabama Sunday afternoon.
Jose Ferraz (Belo Horizonte, Brazil) opened the scoring in the ninth minute as he scored unassisted for his 11th goal of the season to put the Bucs (7-8-1, 5-7-1 GSC). In the 26th minute, Kevin Tikhomiroff (Sao Paulo, Brazil/Complexo Eucacional Contemporaneo) sent a corner kick into the box for Samuel Wilson (Memphis, Tenn./Christian Brothers HS), who headed it home for his first career goal.
The Tigers (10-5-1, 7-5-1) broke through in the 28th minute when Vitor Gazza fired a shot from 12 yards out into the top left corner of the net, sending the game to halftime with the Bucs ahead 2-1.
Wilson set up another goal in the 67th minute, when Matt Derise (Lafayette, La./St. Thomas More HS) headed in his throw-in to give the Bucs a 3-1 edge, and Diego Silva Vieira (Belo Horizonte, Brazil/Colegio Pitagoras) tacked on another score in the 73rd minute, scoring off a double-assist by Ferraz andYoussef Naciri (Casablanca, Morocco/LAK High School).
William Artige scored unassisted as time expired to set the final margin at 4-2.
The Bucs out-shot UWA 17-13 for the game, including an 11-6 edge in shots on goal. Britton McGuire (Memphis, Tenn./Memphis University School) made four saves to earn the victory.
The Bucs close out their GSC schedule Wednesday afternoon at 2 p.m. as they visit Delta State. Their final regular-season contest is Saturday, Nov. 2, as they host Palm Beach Atlantic.