Pointers’ hold on in 2nd half to get soccer win over EC

Published 1:12 am Friday, August 22, 2014

Jim Walker



GRAYSON, Ky. — The South Point Pointers started fast and finished slow, but regardless they didn’t stop.

The Pointers built a 3-0 first half lead and then held on for a 3-2 soccer win over the East Carter Raiders Thursday.

“We were up 3-0 and we didn’t take care of business,” said Pointers’ coach Zane Joy. “We got caught up in their style of play.”

Jordan Overstreet scored off a corner kick with an assist from Jake Helton to give the Pointers a 1-0 lead.

Matt Krivan scored off an assist by Micah Harris to make it 2-0 and Helton got the third goal with an assist by Trey Kearns for a 3-0 halftime lead.

Evan Huddle’s goal with an assist from Pablo Zanarano put the Raiders on the scoreboard at the 53:00 mark.

The pair reversed roles for the second goal 12 minutes later but the Pointers held on for the win.

Brad Rickard had six saves for the Pointers.

South Point hosts Gallipolis at 7 p.m. Tuesday.

South Point 3 0 = 3

East Carter 0 2 = 2

First Half

SP — Jordan Overstreet (assist Jake Helton) 9:00

SP — Matt Krivan (assist Micah Harris) 15:00

SP — Jake Helton (assist Trey Kearns) 25:00

Second Half

EC — Evan Huddle (assist Pablo Zanarano) 53:00

EC — Pablo Zanarano (assist Evan Huddle) 65:00

Saves: SP 6 (Brady Rickard); EC 13 (Michael Marsh)

Shots on Goal: South Point 13, East Carter 6

Corner Kicks: South Point 9, East Carter 4