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Cape soccer prevails over the Panthers 2-1 in overtime

May 4, 2014
Cape defender Amanda Atkinson battles for the ball with a Polytech midfielder. BY DAN COOK

The Cape Henlopen girls' soccer squad took 7 minutes and 13 seconds in overtime to score a 2-1 victory over Polytech April 30 in the driving rain at Champions Stadium.

Shelby Thomas fed Cassandra Garcia at 77:01 to tie the game at 1-1 after the Panthers had taken a 1-0 lead at 68:25 in the second half. Maddie Smith assisted striker Thomas at 87:13 for the game-winner.

Cape took eight shots to the Panthers' five in the game. The Panthers had the advantage in penalty corners 7-2.

Cape goalkeeper Oliva Baratto stopped four Panthers scoring attempts while Panthers goalie Marisa Francois stopped six Vikings shots.