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Holley booters rally to tie Kendall in OT

By Mike Wertman, Sports Writer Posted 24 September 2016 at 5:34 pm
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Photos by Cheryl Wertman – Kendall’s Jake Adams drives toward the goal past Holley defender Jacob Downey. The action took place during the tie game between the Hawks and Eagles this afternoon at Kendall.

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Holley’s Derek McArthur and Kendall’s James Longrod go up for a header.

Rebounding from a 2-0 deficit, Holley battled back to tie host rival Kendall 2-2 in double overtime in a Genesee Region League boys soccer game this afternoon.

Kendall, which was celebrating Homecoming, jumped out to the 2-0 lead on a pair of goals by Jake Adams the first coming with 28:31 to go in the opening half off an assist from Jesus Aquirre, and the second early in the second half.

Holley though came rallying back as Antonio Puente scored off an assist from Bailey Schubmehl and then Chris Balys netted the equalizer with just 3:30 to go in the second half.

Neither team could find the net in the two 10 minute overtime periods.

Holley is now 4-1-1 in the league and 6-2-1 overall while Kendall is 1-2-1 and 3-3-1 overall.

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Holley’s John Mounts tries to go through Kendall defenders Jake Adams and Chris Butlin.

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Kendall’s Nate Warters drives against Holley’d Eric Balys.