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Girls Lose in Semi Finals; Boys Come From Behind to Win 4-3 in Penalty Kicks


Goals from Senior Amanda Adams and Sophomore Sara Wheeler were not enough to knock off the number 2 seed Montrose, who out scored the girls 3-2. Montrose will play Brimmer and May today in the IGC Finals.

The Waring boys came from behind after going ahead 1-0 in the first five minutes of yeserday's game. Coach Jack Lindsay’s halftime constructive approach helped to give the boys a boost, after being down 3-1 at the half. With twenty minutes to play in the second half, the scoreline was 3-2. As the game approached the 15 minute mark, the teams exchanged counter attack after counter attack, with Newman going ahead 4-2. Waring jumped back on the scoreboard minutes later with a knock in off a dead ball from center back Mike Ballin. Sascha Denby scored his third goal of the game to make it 4-4 in the waning minutes of the match.

Overtime saw both teams continue to be dangerous on the counter attack. In the second overtime, Newman looked like they had found the goal on a dead ball, just outside the eighteen yard box, but goalkeeper Hunton Russell came up big with a first-class save, just tipping the ball over the cross bar.

Waring prevailed in Penalty Kicks, 4-3, after a scoreless double overtime. Waring will take on Gann Academy in the MBIL final today at Gann. Kickoff is at 3:15pm.

Mike Kersker
Written by Mike Kersker

Waring School's Director of Athletics