Ferguson advances to region semifinals

Disgust and disbelief were just some of the emotions the Ferguson Falcons girls’ soccer team was feeling after the last play of regulation Wednesday was converted into a controversial tying goal by host Palmetto.

But frustration turned to determination two minutes later when the Falcons scored a goal to beat Palmetto 2-1 in sudden-death overtime.

The win advanced the Falcons (17-4-1) to the Region 4-5A semifinals Saturday against Lourdes, which beat Coral Reef 8-0 in another quarterfinal. more