Winebrenner lifts Potomac State to overtime win

YOUNGWOOD, Pa. — Justin Winebrenner scored the game-winning goal just over two minutes into overtime, lifting Potomac State to a 4-3 win over Westmoreland County Wednesday afternoon in a muddy Region XX men’s soccer match.

Justin Winebrenner
Justin Winebrenner

The Wolfpack scored with less than four minutes to play in regulation to tie the score 3-3 and force overtime. Winebrenner, a former high school standout at Mountain Ridge, scored the golden goal off an assist from Guidie Guzman, improving PSC’s record to 8-2 overall and 3-1 against Region XX competition.

Jesse Casto gave the Catamounts a 1-0 lead at 25:18 of the first half when he converted an assist from David Annadale. But Westmoreland’s Robert Smith later in the half to tie it, leaving it 1-1 at halftime.

Guzman scored the first goal of the second half on an assist from Trey Ogilvie, but the Wolfpack tied it three minutes later on a goal by Josh Parker.

Ogilvie scored in the 29th minute of the second half, on a feed from Ricardo Murphy, giving PSC a 3-2 lead. Potomac State outshot Westmoreland 15-10, and led in corner kicks 8-3.

Connor Fungaroli made eight saves in the win, and Zach Patton had nine in the loss.

Westmoreland falls to 5-7 overall.

The Catamounts will host the ninth-ranked team in NJCAA Division III when it plays Montgomery-Rockville on Saturday at 1 p.m.