TRUMBULL — Pele would have been proud.
A two-goal Trumbull lead had just been sliced to one and the momentum was on the side of the Warde Mustangs. It was still anyone’s game, a game crucial to the FCIAC standings, but Trumbull’s Skylar Jorge changed everything with a play for the ages.
Stationed at the right side of the field, about 20 yards out and with her back to the goal, Jorge took control the ball and then sent a bicycle kick over her head and it ended up floating just over the outstretched hands of Warde keeper Maura Dougherty, a goal that not only restored the Eagles two-goal cushion but drove Trumbull to an eventual 4-1 win over the Mustangs Tuesday night.
“It was right after they (Warde) scored and I just thought, why not try to hit it and it ended up working,” Jorge said. “I made pretty good contact with the ball and I turned around and saw it going in and I was just so surprised.”