Late penalty kick lifts Bears past Blue Devils

Bunker Hill used a late penalty kick by Javier Chavez to pick up its first conference victory, 3-2, on Wednesday at home against Maiden.

Chavez’s scoring shot came after Bunker Hill’s Richard Xiong collided just in front of the net with Maiden goalkeeper Arley Mendonza, who received a yellow card on the play.

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