Cape Gazette

Cape soccer prevails over the Panthers 2-1 in overtime

May 04, 2014
Photo by: Dan Cook Cape defender Amanda Atkinson battles for the ball with a Polytech midfielder.

The Cape Henlopen girls' soccer squad took 7 minutes and 13 seconds in overtime to score a 2-1 victory over Polytech April 30 in the driving rain at Champions Stadium.

Shelby Thomas fed Cassandra Garcia at 77:01 to tie the game at 1-1 after the Panthers had taken a 1-0 lead at 68:25 in the second half. Maddie Smith assisted striker Thomas at 87:13 for the game-winner.

Cape took eight shots to the Panthers' five in the game. The Panthers had the advantage in penalty corners 7-2.

Cape goalkeeper Oliva Baratto stopped four Panthers scoring attempts while Panthers goalie Marisa Francois stopped six Vikings shots.

Cape midfielder Maddie Smith cuts off a Polytech pass. Smith assisted Shelby Thomas on her game- winning goal in overtime. (Photo by: Dan Cook)
Cape striker Shelby Thomas controls the ball from a Panthers defender. Thomas scored the game-winning goal at 87:13 in overtime. (Photo by: Dan Cook)
Vikings midfielder Dorothy Carroll controls the ball from a Panthers defender. (Photo by: Dan Cook)
Cassandra Garcia makes a move in the midfield. Garcia scored the tying goal at 77:01. (Photo by: Dan Cook)
Cape defender Amanda Atkinson holds the pipe during a Polytech rush. (Photo by: Dan Cook)
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