September 30, 2013

Clinton CC loses on late goal


---- — UTICA — It was yet another tough loss for the Clinton Community College men’s soccer team on Saturday when Darius Gueh’s goal with 2:20 remaining in regulation gave Mohawk Valley Community College a 2-1 victory.

The hosts held a 1-0 lead at the half on Jacob Pohl’s goal midway through.

Nate Noelting tied it for the Cougars at the 29:26 mark of the second half, only to have Gueh win it for Mohawk Valley in the late going.

Chris Hanifin made three saves in the Mohawk Valley nets, while Adam Goldfarb had six stops for the Cougars, who were outshot by a 13-10 margin.

“It was a great game,” Clinton coach Gene Bushey said. “They scored with just two minutes left in the second half and it was an unfortunate loss for us.

“We played hard and played well. It was a tough loss to take on the road.”

Clinton (0-6-2) will next play Jefferson Community College on Saturday.

Mohawk Valley 2, Clinton 1

Clinton 0 1 — 1

Mohawk Valley 1 1 — 2

First half- 1, MVCC, Pohl, 22:46.

Second half- 2, CCC, Noelting, 29:26. 3, MVCC, Gueh, 42:40.

Shots: Mohawk Valley 13, Clinton 10.

Saves: Hanifin, MVCC, 3. Goldfarb, CCC, 6.