KIPP senior Marco Escobar scored the lone goal for the Panthers in a loss to Westport in the Division 5 tournament Round of 16. (Item File Photo)
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KIPP boys soccer falls to Westport in Division 5 Round of 16

WESTPORT — The No. 10 KIPP boys soccer team made a long trip down to the South Shore for a date with No. 7 Westport in the Division 5 Round of 16 Tuesday afternoon, and the Panthers couldn't quite get the job done in a 2-1 loss. 

"It was obviously tough to make the trip down there, but it would've been the same way if (Westport) had to drive up here," said KIPP coach Jon Langlois. "We came out strong, but we're a great turf team that had to play on grass and it slowed us down a bit. Westport came out with a good game plan and was able to come away with the win."

Marco Escobar scored the lone goal in the loss for the Panthers. 

It was Westport that struck first early on in the first half, but KIPP never stopped battling. Just a …

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