Classic: 2013 Wilson soccer semifinal comeback

In this, the sixth installment of’s Classics video series, we look back at the improbable Wilson girls’ soccer semifinal victory in 2013.

Wilson had one of it’s best teams ever that year, but fell behind 2-0 at Great Oak after an unlucky first half. The Bruins responded with three goals in the second half and then advanced to the championship game after winning the penalty kick shootout. Wilson went on to win the CIF title days later.

The scoreline of this game was crazy enough, but it’s a must-see highlight because of unique instances. Have you ever seen the referee allow a player to flip the coin, or seen a goalkeeper make a game-saving stop with her face? This one really has it all.

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