As the ball flew in the air, the final minute and a half ticking away, it seemed meant to be when it came down into a Westminster attackman’s stick with a seemingly open net in front of him.
But then came Howard goalie Collin McClelland — almost out of nowhere — to stop the shot and thwart what seemed destined to be a second straight overtime meeting between the two teams in the 4A/3A North, section I final on May 11.
The shot would be the final attempt for the Owls as the visiting Lions kept possession the rest of the way and pulled out another one goal victory, 8-7, in the battle of unbeaten teams.
“It was just insane. Everyone was going...