The game resumed Wednesday evening, just where the teams left off, and by the time halftime arrived last night, the Horses were down 2-0. Head coach Brad Spell did not panic. He did not rant and rave. He let his senior leadership do their jobs. Clinton won the game 4-2 in overtime.
“The biggest thing I’m happy about,” announced Spell, “is when we got down 2-0, I let them take over, and they started talking.”
In regulation, both goals were scored by Juan Alvarado. In the overtime, goals were scored by Festus Turlington and Jeb Dilman.
“We moved the ball well and we kept our attitudes right,” added Spell, “Darkness was in full effect.” Darkness has nothing to do with the time of day. It refers to the Dark Horse soccer mind set.
“It was total team darkness,” continued Spell. “Whiteville played hard. They will do very well in their conference.”
Clinton will host Wallace-Rose Hill today at 6 p.m. Conference play will begin at Clinton on Monday when East