It was yet another close clash between two of the top soccer programs in the Greater Spokane League and now it was headed into overtime – or so it seemed.
Ferris and Mead, a pair of high schools vying for the league crown, were tied at two goals apiece when Ferris senior McKenna Cutler kept her focus on a chance to win the game in regulation when most had already gazed past the possibility. When a ball near the Mead goal momentarily skid on the turf as the seconds ran down. Cutler was there – the opportunist with a lightning foot. The winning goal landed resolutely in the net and Ferris ran off the pitch with a stunning victory.
“Most players would have just fallen back but McKenna didn’t give up on it,” said Ferris head coach Robin Crain. “That was pretty typical of her. She was determined. She never gave up on anything.”
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