Good Morning
Good Morning
SportsHigh SchoolGirls Soccer

Adena Bernot's PK goal gives Wheatley Nassau Class B title

Wheatley's Adena Bernot, right, gets mobbed by teammates

Wheatley's Adena Bernot, right, gets mobbed by teammates after scoring the clinching goal on penalty kicks that followed two overtimes in the Nassau Class B championship against Carle Place. (Nov. 5, 2013) Credit: James Escher

Adena Bernot hit the clinching penalty kick, lifting Wheatley to a victory over top-seeded Carle Place Tuesday and delivering the Wildcats' first Nassau Class B title since 2006.

"There was such an adrenaline rush and excitement," the sophomore said of the winner. "You're not even completely thinking at that moment."

Good thing for No. 3 Wheatley, Bernot's faculties were with her. She looked to her right to fake the goalie, then fired into the left corner and secured the win, 3-1, in penalty kicks.

Carle Place's Kiera Ackerina scored in the second half and Rachel Jozef answered for Wheatley (9-3-2). The Wildcats will face Center Moriches for the L.I. title at 3 p.m. Saturday at Tully Park.

More high schools