MT. JULIET — A King’s Academy header hit the net just ahead of the final whistle Monday as Mt. Juliet Christian suffered a heartbreaking 2-1 East-Middle District 1-A soccer loss Monday.
The Saints had tied the score with nine minutes left on a goal by junior Landon Boyd off an assist from lone senior Collin Keith.
But King’s got a header off the back post to drop Mt. Juliet Christian to 2-4-1 for the season and 0-3-1 in the district.
King’s led 1-0 at halftime.
Ben Ormsby finished with 14 saves for the Saints.
Mt. Juliet Christian will remain in the district today for a 5 p.m. match at Ezell-Harding.