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Geison’s OT goal gets Wings a victory

  • Eagle staff
  • Published Sunday, Dec. 9, 2012, at 8:08 a.m.

Geison scored an unassisted goal almost seven minutes into overtime to push the Wings past host Syracuse 12-10 on Saturday night in an Major Indoor Soccer League game.

Wichita (2-5) also got a hat trick from Matt Clare, including the game-tying three-point goal with 2:27 to play in the fourth quarter.

Clare pushed the Wings to a 5-0 first-quarter lead. He scored 98 seconds into the game and followed almost 10 minutes later with a three-point goal. Both were unassisted.

Syracuse pulled within a point by halftime, then sandwiched two goals around Geison’s unassisted third-period goal for an 8-7 lead.

Wichita next plays at Rochester, N.Y. on Saturday night.

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First quarter — 1. Wichita, Clare (unassisted), 1:38; 2. Wichita, Clare 3 (unassisted), 11:16. Penalties — Chantel, S, 1:59; Chantel, S, 2:40; Quiroz, W, 6:53; Neto, S, 14:27.

Second quarter — 3. Syracuse, Santana (unassisted), 3:31; 4. Perez (unassisted), 11:53. Penalties — Geison, W, 4:43.

Third quarter — 5. Syracuse, Neto (Santana), 2:09; 6. Wichita, Geison (unassisted), 12:45; 7. Syracuse, Hall (Neto), 14:04. Penalties — Geison, W, 5:11; Chantel, S, 6:41; Forbes, S, 8:49.

Fourth quarter — 8. Syracuse, Neto (Forbes, Budnyy), 3:25; 9. Wichita, Clare 3 (unassisted), 12:33. Penalties — Jelovac, S, 7:20; Geison, W, 9:35.

Overtime — 10. Geison (unassisted), 6:48. Penalties — Geison, W, 5:19; Ferrer, W, 6:48.

Shots on goal — Wichita 17, Syracuse 18. Shots blocked — Wichita 14, Syracuse 20.

Goalies — Wichita, Sanaldo, 13 saves on 18 shots. Syracuse, O’Quinn, 12 saves on 17 shots.

A — 3,165.

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