Maine-Endwell Boy's Soccer Earns Win #5Posted: Updated:
The Maine-Endwell Spartans have been cruising in the sports department for the start of the 2018-19 season.
In the football program, M-E has proven to be a powerhouse in Class AA/A earning their third win of the year, and improving to 3-0. But when the goal posts are down, and the goalies are up, the Spartans' soccer program is no slouch either.
Saturday the M-E boy's soccer squad faced off with the Corning Hawks at home, proving they had what it took to get their fifth win, in overtime 2-1, and improve to 5-2-0 on the year.
Keeping the majority of possession time on their side, the Spartans routinely put pressure on the Hawks, keeping the ball in Corning's territory.
In the first half, Jack Coleman was on the end of well-placed clearance by Payton Bennett. Coleman sneaked by a couple of Hawks defenders and finished with a goal at 10 yards out. But Corning would answer.
Off a penalty kick just outside the box, Corning's Nick Flemmer tied the game 1-1 with a header into the corner of M-E's net. The score would remain unchanged until overtime.
Coming up big for the Spartans, Jared Schuster scored the game-winning goal to send Maine-Endwell to its fifth win of the season, 2-1.