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Friday, February 22, 2008

Division III girls soccer championship

Sacred Heart vs. St. Louis

St. Louis 2, Sacred Heart 1
St. Louis' Grace Stulb is credited with the game-winning goal late in the second overtime to give the Saints their first state title.

98th minute
St. Louis misses an amazing opportunity. Grace Staulb's corner kick is nearly redirected into the net by Maddie Landry. Landry's shot hits the crossbar then deflects out-of-play. A second OT is coming up.

End of regulation
Sacred Heart 1, St. Louis 1

79th minute
Looks like we're heading to overtime tied at 1...

64th minute
Sacred Heart defender Sarah Parkerson has tied the score. Her chip shot from about 30 yards out fooled the St. Louis keeper, who misplayed it. St. Louis has had few counterattacks this half.

50th minute
Sacred Heart has begun the second half like it did the first, pressing St. Louis. Sacred Heart's starting keeper has been sidelined since colliding with a St. Louis player on the Saints' goal. The Cardinals' defenders have really moved forward to shorten the field and help out their offense.


St. Louis 1, Sacred Heart 0

38th minute
St. Louis has poured it on in the closing minutes of the first half, looking to go up 2-0. Sacred Heart has had problems getting the ball past midfield, opting for long balls over their midfielders.

23nd minute

Rasheema Clark gives St. Louis the 1-0 lead off a free kick. The kick came from just outside the penalty area and drifted wide of the goal. The Sacred Heart keeper slid over to play the ball but collided with Clark.

The keeper hit the turf, but Clark stayed on balance and chipped the ball into the net.

18th minute
A terrific opportunity for Sacred Heart hits the left goal post. Set up off a corner kick, the Cardinals fired a shot that glanced off the outer edge of the goal post. St. Louis is trying to counter.

14th minute
We are underway here at Independence Stadium with the first of four state soccer finals to be played this weekend. Fifteen minutes into the D-III girls final, and Sacred Heart has come out strong.

The Cardinals applied some early pressure on the St. Louis net, clanking one off the crossbar. St. Louis has had little offense thus far.


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