Liberty Union opened conference play with a tough loss to Hamilton Township 1-0.
The first half was interrupted by a thunder delay 22 minutes into the game. Both teams came back out but neither could find a goal with a halftime score of 0-0.
Hamilton would find the back of the net 12 minutes into the second half from a strike by senior Jacob Wesse just outside the Lions six yard box.
The Lions would fight back with several scoring chances including a penalty kick drawn by junior Michael Wagner. Senior Carson Palmer ended the game with 4 SOG. Junior Aaron Basso would also have a late charge to goal with a shot from a sharp angle with 2:00 left. Unfortunately for the Lions, senior Hamilton GK Luke Tucker was up for the challenge ending the game with 9 saves. Lions senior goalkeeper Luke McCormick would end the game with 7 saves.
The 2-2 Lions will look to rebound against Northridge on Tuesday at 7:00pm at Northridge.