NEW LONDON — Matt Pierce had two goals and an assist and the Wheeler High boys soccer team defeated New London, 4-3, in an ECC game on a rainy Tuesday afternoon.

Keiran Boscoe and Michael Caster each added goals for the Lions (2-2). Goalie Matt Ryan made five saves.

Wheeler, which outshot New London 9-6, led 4-2 before the Whalers (1-3) scored on a penalty kick with about 22 minutes left in the contest.

The Lions next host Montville on Saturday at 11:30 a.m.

— Ken Sorensen

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