Every shot not
taken, doesn’t go in.
The saying may
sound obvious, but Courtney Krol took it to heart late in the second
overtime of Tuesday night’s game.
Krol connected from
more than 40 yards out over the top of the Viking defense and goalkeeper to
lift the Trojans to a 2-1 double overtime Duneland Athletic Conference
victory over Valparaiso.
“As soon as
(Courtney) kicked it, we’re sitting on the bench going ‘that could go in’,”
Chesterton coach Jason Conway said. “And it did.”
A scoreless first
half went by before Chesterton’s Addy Joiner scored in the game’s 54th
minute after battling through a pair of defenders in the penalty box.
The game stayed
that way until the 75th minute when Valpo’s Janci Courtaney tied the game at
The Trojans return
to the field on Saturday when they travel to the Pendleton Heights
Valparaiso 1 (2 ot)
Valparaiso - Janci
Courtaney 1 goal; Shannon Catchur 1 assist; Stella Clauson 6 saves.
Chesterton -- Addy
Joiner 1 goal; Courtney Krol 1 goal; Molly McLaughlin 6 saves.
2-3 (2-0 DAC); Valparaiso 3-1-1 (1-1 DAC).