After 80 minutes of scoreless soccer on Saturday, it took Philipsburg-Osceola’s Jon Guerra just 20 seconds to end it.
Guerra scored in overtime as the Mounties topped Bald Eagle Area 1-0 in boys’ play on an unseasonably warm afternoon at Alumni Stadium.
The Mounties (3-6-1) took the kickoff in the overtime period and the Eagles never touched the ball. P-O used seven consecutive passes before finding Levi Muir, who split two defenders and drew out BEA keeper Austin Huyett before dishing to Guerra for the game-winner.
“It was a crazy day,” P-O coach Shawn Inlow said. “We had several players out because of SATs and BEA had five out with illness.”
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Mitch Winters stopped seven BEA shots to earn the shutout. Alex Boyer and Huyett combined for six saves for the Eagles.
The two teams will meet again Monday at Philipsburg-Osceola.