Nicolas Theberge tucked a low drive inside the left post in the 12th minute as No. 8-ranked MidAmerica Nazarene topped visiting Oregon Tech 1-0 in a first-round match of the NAIA men’s soccer national championships Thursday in Olathe, Kansas.

The host Pioneers (14-3-3) advanced to meet William Carey in Saturday’s second round, while the Hustlin’ Owls saw their season end at 13-3-4.


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