All-Stars Come From Behind But Fall Short
The All-Stars played to a 2-2 deadlock tie until the 102:58 mark when St. Andrews’ Tenille Inman headed in a Megan Zarnowiec cross to end the game in double overtime.
Converse started out strong in the first minute of the game when Allison Dalbec , off the kick-off, placed the ball over the back line where Rachel Sherman ran on to it and played it to Kristin Stankus. Kristin got a shot off with in the first minute of the game. However this would be one of the only opportunities that Converse would see in the first half.
The Knights connected at the 6:19 mark when Crystal Olu-Taylor finished a ball that was played by Megan Zarnowiec. She connected again at the 47:29 mark when Crystal Olu-Taylor sped down the left side of the field and finished the ball into the corner of the net. The Knights committed 23 fouls, which led to two goals by Allison Dalbec . At the 69:54 mark the Knights were called for a foul 25 yards where Allison Dalbec hit the free kick right under the crossbar. 36 seconds later Allison converted on another free kick opportunity to tie the game at 2-2. This was Allison’s 5th and 6th goal of the season. This would be the last scoring for the All-Stars, but not for the Knights. They ended the game in double overtime with a header by St. Andrews’ Tenille Inman at the 102:58.
“We were not impressed with the way the girls showed today. However, we were very proud of them for fighting to tie the game up and bring it into overtime,” Coach Rossley comments.
The All Stars return home on Monday, October 20th to play host to Newberry at 4:00.