Stetzer’s OT goal lifts Bennett to win over rival Parkside
Clippers hand Rams first loss of season, O'Leary notches 75th career win
SALISBURY, Md- In a rivalry matchup dubbed “The Pink Game” (to benefit breast cancer research), The James M. Bennett girls soccer team defeated Parkside 3-2 in overtime on Tuesday night at Wicomico County Stadium.
The Clippers grabbed an early lead in the 6th minute, when Olivia Owens notched the first goal of the game. Parkside’s Cat Smith would answer back for the Rams, putting in a score in the 22nd minute. The teams would head into the locker rooms tied at one.
In the second half, Bennett would benefit from a penalty kick score from Callie McLaughlin to re-take a 2-1 lead. Then with six minutes remaining in the game, the Rams would find the equalizer off the foot of Elli Davis.
In overtime, Bennett sophomore defender Lindsey Stetzer would bury a direct kick from about 30 yards out, into the back of the net for the golden goal victory.
The win was the 75th in the career of James M. Bennett head coach Ed O’Leary.