Myrtle Beach Mutiny shoot the stars to close on title

Mutiny1The Myrtle Beach Mutiny made it exciting for the home crowd in Wednesday night’s tilt against the Upward Stars.

Myrtle Beach’s Hector Rivas scored the game-winning goal on a penalty kick with less than one minute remaining in regulation for a 2-1 victory at Ashley Booth Stadium.

The Mutiny (8-1-1), who have already clinched an NPSL playoff berth and are closing in on a franchise first division title, jumped out in front early on a goal by Jon Ander in the 11th minute. It was Ander’s fourth goal in three games.

The Upward Stars managed to tie it up just two minutes later and the score remained deadlocked at 1-all until Rivas’ last-minute magic. The Mutiny play their final road game Saturday before closing at the regular season at home on July 11.

Photo courtesy: Myrtle Beach Mutiny

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