SANTA ANA PUEBLO — Albuquerque Academy head coach Peter Glidden kept encouraging his team after each missed scoring opportunity.
“It’s going to come, it’s going to come,” he repeated several times during the girls’ soccer 5A state final Saturday night against top-seeded St. Pius.
And Glidden was right. Eventually, it did come.
In the final minute of the first scheduled 10-minute overtime, a sophomore-to-sophomore connection unlocked the scoreless game.
Support your local Albuquerque Journal & Randy Harrison SUBSCRIBE NOW cancel anytime