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Posted: Wednesday, September 18, 2013 11:30 am

A wild second half spilled over into overtime, where Pacific escaped with a soccer victory over Washington.

Pacific’s Tristan Moore scored seven minutes into overtime to give the Indians a 4-3 win over the Blue Jays Monday at Pacific High School.

Pacific (3-2) held a 3-0 lead with 15 minutes remaining in regulation, but Washington came storming back with three goals down the stretch to pull even.

“It was a good win for us, but not the way we went about it,” said Pacific Head Coach Todd Dempsey. “No disrespect toward Washington’s players and coaches, but if we’re up 3-0 with that short amount of time left in the game, we should have closed the door on them. Credit Washington though, they didn’t throw in the towel and they chipped away at the lead and eventually tied it up.”

Washington (1-6) could not complete the comeback in overtime, but still took away a positive experience.

“We showed a tremendous amount of fight in the last 15 minutes to tie it up,” said Washington Head Coach Derek Schriewer. “It really was a great effort. No one likes to lose, but I think this is a game that we can be happy with because of the way we finished.”

Moore scored the game-winner in overtime, his second goal of the contest, on an assist from Jeremy Hardcastle.

“They had the momentum going into overtime. After seeing a three-goal cushion disappear, I wasn’t sure our kids would bounce back knowing we had to play extra time,” Dempsey said. “To our credit though, the boys did what they had to do to pull out a win. Jeremy played a ball over the top of the defense right on to Tristan’s foot. As the keeper came off his line, Tristan beat him to the far post to win the game.”

Jay King was in goal for Pacific and David Meyers was Washington’s keeper.

Meyers made a save on a penalty kick by Moore in the first half, which helped keep the game scoreless at halftime.

The fireworks began in the second half.

Pacific jumped to a 3-0 lead on goals by Moore, Justin Moyle and Alex Carlisle. Brandon Rowbottom, Moore and Carlisle had the assists.

“We talked at the half about how we were getting closer and closer to scoring with each chance we created and we just needed to put some consistent pressure on them to finally break through,” Dempsey said. “Once we got that first goal, the floodgates opened up and we were really putting some good pressure on their goal for about eight to 10 minutes. After that, I think we felt like the game was in hand with about 15 minutes to play and we just softened up.”

That’s when the Blue Jays answered with three straight goals of their own.

Washington got on the scoreboard when Cameron Bunkley scored on a free kick from 35 yards out with just under 15 minutes left on the clock.

With approximately 12 minutes remaining, the Blue Jays made it 3-2 when Bunkley scored again on an assist from Steven Beerman.

Washington then tied the score 3-3 with just under three minutes left to play on a goal by Beerman, assisted by Justin Schuttenberg.

“Steven made a great shot to tie it up,” Schriewer said. “Our sideline and our crowd were excited. It was a great atmosphere.”

Pacific bounced back to win the game on Moore’s goal.

“No. 22 (Moore) is one heck of a player,” Schriewer said. “We had a plan to stop him, but he still found a way to score two goals.”

Dempsey was pleased that the Indians responded in overtime.

“In a game like this, you learn a lot about your team, both good and bad. We need to be mentally tougher. We had an opponent on the ropes and we took our foot off the gas and it nearly cost us the game,” Dempsey said. “When we faced some adversity, we showed we can fight through it and find a way to win. Tristan Moore played his best game of the year by far. He really stepped up and became a leader for us.”

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62nd Annual Borgia Pepsi Thanksgiving Tournament

Blue Division

Pool 1

McCluer North

Normandy

Carnahan

Pool 2

Cardinal Ritter

Pacific

Rockwood Summit

Gold Division

Pool 1

CBC

Soldan

Washington

Pool 2

Borgia

North Tech

Union

Monday, Nov. 24

CBC 77, Washington 52

Tuesday, Nov. 25

Cardinal Ritter vs. Rockwood Summit, PPD

Washington 63, Soldan 62

Borgia 83, Union 50

Wednesday, Nov. 26

Carnahan 71, Normandy 46

Pacific 64, Rockwood Summit 22

North Tech 67, Union 37

Thursday, Nov. 27

McCluer North 95 Carnahan 68

CBC 82, Soldan 55

Borgia 50, North Tech 45

Friday, Nov. 28

McCluer North 93, Normandy 39

Pacific 70, Cardinal Ritter 57

Saturday, Nov. 29

Blue Consolation — Rockwood Summit 47, Normandy 38

Gold Consolation — Soldan 78, Union 59

Gold Third Place — North Tech 63, Washington 57

Blue Third Place — Cardinal Ritter 71, Carnahan 46

Blue Championship — McCluer North 64, Pacific 58 (OT)

Gold Championship — CBC 67, Borgia 66

Boys Basketball

Monday, Dec. 8

Lutheran S 64, St. Clair 48

Borgia 61, Carnahan 51

Tuesday, Dec. 9

Lafayette 44, Washington 35

Friday, Dec. 12

Potosi 72, St. Clair 45

*Washington 69, Ft. Zumwalt North 65

Montgomery Co 62, New Haven 61

*St. Mary’s at Borgia    6:45 p.m.

Bourbon 75, Union 74

Glendale 63, Pacific 46

Saturday, Dec. 13

New Haven 46, Barat 40

Nixa 56, Pacific 46

Tuesday, Dec. 16

*Pacific 70, New Haven 35

*Hermann 67, St. Clair 49

*Ft. Zumwalt South 61, Washington 50

*Union 81, St. James 74

Thursday, Dec. 18

Friday, Dec. 19

*Owensville at St. Clair    4 p.m.

Washington vs. Parkway Central, GAC/Suburban Shootout, St. Charles Family Arena, 5:30 p.m.

*St. James at New Haven    6 p.m.

*Pacific at Union    7 p.m.

Saturday, Dec. 20

%Washington vs. TBA    4 p.m.

%Borgia vs. Poplar Bluff    5:30 p.m.

%St. Clair vs. TBA    TBA

%Sullivan Shootout

Girls Basketball

Saturday, Dec. 6

Cor Jesu 63, Borgia 60

New Haven 46, Moberly 39

Monday, Dec. 8

Pacific 73, Rolla 40

St. Clair 68, Dixon 37

Washington 54, New Haven 15

Tuesday, Dec. 9

*Borgia 59, Rosati-Kain 38

Union 53, Northwest 44

Thursday, Dec. 11

*Borgia 60, Notre Dame 53

Union 81, Bourbon 53

Friday, Dec. 12

New Haven 45, Principia 30

*Washington 59, Ft. Zumwalt North 32

Saturday, Dec. 13

West Plains 76, Pacific 37

Monday, Dec. 15

*Pacific 46, New Haven 28

*St. Clair 59, Hermann 50

*St. James 64, Union 37

Sullivan Tournament

Cuba 48, Principia 27

Borgia 68, Patriettes 29

Sullivan 56, Pattonville 43

Owensville 78, Farmington 54

Wednesday, Dec. 17

Sullivan Tournament

Pattonville vs. Farmington, 4 p.m.

Sullivan vs. Owensville, 5:30 p.m.

Principia vs. Pattonville, 7 p.m.

Borgia vs. Cuba, 8:30 p.m.

Thursday, Dec. 18

*St. James at New Haven    6 p.m.

*Pacific at Union    7 p.m.

Friday, Dec. 19

Washington at Francis Howell    7 p.m.

Sullivan Tournament    TBA

Saturday, Dec. 20

Union at Waynesville    5 p.m.

Wrestling

Monday, Dec. 8

Maplewood 48, Borgia 30

Brentwood 47, Borgia 36

Winfield 48, St. Clair 36

St. Clair 42, St. James 40

Tuesday, Dec. 9

Pacific 55, North County 10

Jackson 63, Washington 12

Farmington 63, Washington 6

Wednesday, Dec. 10

Borgia 36, Lutheran St. Charles 34

Winfield 54, Borgia 30

Thursday, Dec. 11

Union 72, Ft. Zumwalt East 9

Union 52, Principia 30

Union 54, Winfield 27

Saturday, Dec. 13

Union Tournament    9 a.m.

Borgia at McCluer S-Berkeley Tny    9 a.m.

Pacific at Farmington Tny    9 a.m.

Tuesday, Dec. 16

Owensville 61, St. Clair 16

Union 48, Owensville 27

Union 65, St. Clair 18

Friday, Dec. 19

Washington at Raytown S Tny    TBA

Union at Cape Central Tny    TBA

Pacific at Ft. Zumwalt E Tny    TBA

Saturday, Dec. 20

Washington at Raytown S Tny    TBA

Union at Cape Central Tny    TBA

Pacific at Ft. Zumwalt E Tny    TBA

Girls Swimming

Monday, Dec. 8

Washington at Eureka    4:30 p.m.

Tuesday, Dec. 9

Washington at Nerinx Hall    4 p.m.

LSC/OFC 134, Borgia 101, St. Dominic 83

Monday, Dec. 15

Borgia at Notre Dame (Forest Park)    4 p.m.

Washington at Kennedy    6:30 p.m.

Wednesday, Dec. 17

Washington at Lindbergh    4 p.m.

*Conference Games

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