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Sloan gave more credit to Cook for the game-winning goal. He said his effort was the difference maker at Wakefield. “Colin Cook worked hard to get the ball in,” Sloan said. “That was a hustle play from Colin. He outran two defenders to put himself in the right spot. It was a good cross and Pablo finished it nicely.” Heritage shut out Wakefield in the second overtime period to hold onto the 2-1 victory. It was a much different result than the last time the two teams played. Heritage overwhelmed Wakefield 5-1 at their place back on Sept. 23. This time, it took overtime to decide the pivotal conference match and complete the season sweep for the seventh year in a row. Wakefield hasn’t beaten Heritage since 2012. “Tonight was a great game for us,” Rodriguez said. “We just had to keep helping each other and push each other.” With the loss, Wakefield dropped to 5-12-2 overall and 3-4 in NAC 6 conference play. The Wolverines have lost seven out of their last 10 matches this season. With the win, Heritage improved to 12-4-3 overall and 6-1 in NAC 6 conference play. The win at Wakefield keeps their conference championship hopes alive. The Huskies have three games left on their regular season schedule, with their final match being against Wake Forest at home Oct. 21 at 6 p.m. in a game that could decide the conference champion. “It’s been about the process since Aug. 1,” Sloan said. “We have quality on our roster. We have guys who can compete with the best teams in the state. There’s always room for improvement. We have to keep our eye on the ball and not look too far ahead.” Wakefield will play Knightdale at home in the final game of the regular season Monday Oct. 21 at 6 p.m. Heritage will prepare for their critical rematch with Wake Forest the same date and time. “This game shows that when it counts, we can keep going,” Rodriguez said. “We kept pushing until we got a goal. We have to continue doing that as a team.”