The Linn-Mar girls socccer team put their No. 8 ranking up against a pair of ranked foes Saturday.
The Lions came out with a split.
Marissa Berutti's goal with 43 seconds left in the game sent Class 2A No. 1 Xavier past Linn-Mar, 2-1, at Xavier.
A goal by Linn-Mar's Olivia Garcia had give the Lions a 1-0 lead they carried late into the second half.
The Saints tied the game with a goal by Lauren Konchar with seven minutes remaining, setting up Berutti's game winner.
Linn-Mar then went to Kennedy and upset the Class 3A No. 5 Cougars, 1-0.
Garcia's goal early in the contest held up as the game winner.
Linn-Mar is 10-2 overall, 10-1 in the MVC.
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