Sports Breakdown: Defending breakaways in soccer

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Our latest installment of the Howard County Times’ series, Sports Breakdown features River Hill soccer goalie Tomas Potts, who brought along some of his teammates and county rivals to teach how to defend against breakaways. Then, he and sports editor Brent Kennedy defend the goal in a breakaway shootout.

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This video was shot using a Nikon D610 and GoPro Hero 2, both at 720p and 60 frames per second. Tomas wore the GoPro on his head for a few minutes to give us the goalie’s perspective during the hectic moments leading up to a shot from a player with little or no help from your defenders.