Elmira Falls to Chenango Forks in Overtime in STAC Championship Game

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The Elmira Express girls soccer team lost to Chenango Forks in overtime 2-1 in the STAC championship game on Monday at Marty Harrigan Field in Elmira.

Caylee Boorse scored a goal early in the second half to give the Express a 1-0 lead.

Emma Bough scored a goal for the Blue Devils with less than 19 minutes left to play in regulation to send the game to overtime.

Bough also scored the game-winning goal in the second overtime period for Chenango Forks.

The Blue Devils are the defending Class B state champions and improve to 13-1 this season.

Elmira is now 11-3-2 this season and will now prepare to defend their Section IV Class AA title.

Top-seeded Elmira will host fourth-seeded Horseheads in the semifinals on Tuesday, October 24th at 3:30 pm.

” Overall I can’t fault our effort.  We gave everything we had.  They are a quality team.  I think they have only lost one game in two years and they are the state champs last year so for us to put up a good showing on our home field is great”, said Elmira Express head coach Zach Sarno.

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