, Corbin, KY

October 5, 2012

Whitley County captures eighth win of the season

The Times-Tribune

CORBIN — By Chris Parsons / Staff Writer

WHITLEY COUNTY ­­­­— The Whitley County Colonels closed the regular season on a high note Thursday, cruising to a 5-2 win over Clinton County to improve to 8-6 on the season.

The win came as the Colonels celebrated senior night and head coach Bosko Cupac said he couldn’t be more proud of his team for the way they finished the season.

“I was really excited with the way the guys played tonight,” Cupac said. “We came in and played aggressive and showed that we can score early and put pressure on the opposition.

“I thought we started early and we really attacked well, which gives your team momentum to build on,” he added. “We also put away our chances early and that’s something we haven’t been doing all season long.”

The Colonels got the scoring started in the first half on a pair of goals by Bruno Pontes to take a 2-0 lead before Hunter Keltner scored to put Whitley County on top 3-0 at halftime.

Despite giving up a pair of goals in the second half, Whitley County’s Cody Swafford, along with Keltner, added a goal each to give the Colonels the final lead of 5-2.

Cupac said he feels like his team has done a tremendous job of improving as the season has progressed, speaking of how they have improved in many different aspects of the game.

“I really feel like we have started to do a lot of things well that we weren’t doing when the season started,” Cupac said. “We’re pass-