April 21st, 2012- Columbia, SC – Wake Forest and the South Carolina Gamecocks slugged it out for the final Northeast Division SELC Championship Tourney spot on Saturday. 24 seconds starting at 2:06 of the 4th Quarter was the defining moment of the game and ultimately a season for both teams.
It’s tied, Gamecocks 9 Wake Forest 9
4Q 2:06- #9 Gamecocks Attack Billy Binder comes out of the box, after serving a one minute unreleasable penalty, that the Gamecocks “D” killed off, and scores what would be the “eventual”game winner.
Gamecocks 10 Wake Forest 9
4Q 1:49- #22 Gamecocks Attack Mac Radcliffe “Rags” the possession, splits the Wake Forest “D” and scores on a diving shot as Wake’s Goalie Matt Miller goes all out to make the save, hits the post and appears to be concussed. Check him out as he wobbles away from the goal after the play. end of the play. He stayed in the game, hope he is “ok”.
Gamecocks 11 Wake Forest 9
4Q 1:42- #35 Gamecocks Middie Ryan Dougherty Wins the face-off cleanly, and RIPS a shot pass Wake Forest Goalie Matt Miller.
Gamecocks 12 Wake Forest 9 – Final
Gamecocks defeat Wake Forest, Advance to SELC Tourney and are off to Hilton Head for the Weekend!
A lot gets decided in 24 seconds!
-Scott MacPherson @COCKSLAX_REPORT