Aarjay Narayan knows the feeling of a well-struck soccer ball. He scored five times for the Narrows 3A-winning Wilson High Rams this season.
So when it was his turn to step up and blast a 20-yard free kick, the moment his foot touched the ball, he rejoiced in good thoughts.
“Thought it was going to hit the post,” Narayan said, “and go in.”
But soccer can be a cruel sport where quality shots – and good runs – are not rewarded. The Rams can attest to that on Narayan’s shot, which ended up being deflected by Shorewood goalkeeper Calvin Crawford …