OTHER IHIGH SITES
A FALCON FIRST: GH wins soccer title
November 20, 2011Tri-Nine Conference
CARY - Charlotte Myers Park players were rejoicing all around Green Hope captain Will Moore. Moore celebrated too, confident that the opposition's miraculous bicycle kick that kissed the right post and went into the net would not count.
Moore was right.
He and his teammates had just won the school's first N.C. High School Athletic Association boys soccer state championship with a 2-1 overtime victory on Saturday at WakeMed Soccer Park.
As time ticked down in the second overtime period, Myers Park's Diego Suarez went for the bicycle kick attempt. The ball reached the goal a half-second too late to count.
"What a great goal that was," Chadwick said. "That was scary. And my thought was 'OK, if that was going to be a real goal, how do we come back from that?'"
But no such comeback was needed. The Falcons were 4A champs.
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