The Seymour Eagles soccer squad will get a seven day cooling-off period after one of the most talked-about games in recent memory last week ended in a 1-1 tie with bitter county rival Sevier County.
The Eagles and Bears met on the soccer field at SHS last Thursday afternoon in an emotional slug-fest that ended in a controversial dead-heat. The Eagles (2-0-1) are not scheduled to take the field again until Thursday at 5 p.m. when they face Middle Tennessee power Portland on Benton Householder Field at SHS.
Last week’s meeting with the Bears was fiercely competitive from the get-go.
The teams battled to a halftime tie before Seymour senior standout Carlos Lopez put the home team on top, 1-0, 12 minutes into the second half. Lopez attacked the SCHS defense with the dribble and fired the unassisted marker past the Smoky Bears’ keeper to bring a roar from the partisan home crowd.... read the rest of the story by Subscribing now.