BARDSTOWN, Ky. (WDRB) — Most days after school, Carter Alvey can be found suiting up ready to take his place as goalie. It’s his second year starting for Bethlehem High School’s varsity soccer team.
“I love the adrenaline, just the overall feel of it,” said the high school senior.
He’s the last defender standing between success or failure. “It’s very nerve wracking. Any mistake can lead to a goal,” he said.
Alvey’s passion for soccer has always come easily. “(I) started playing with the YMCA whenever I was young, then just never stopped since, “said Alvey.
The physical part of the game does not come easily. “There’s pain a lot. A lot,” he said.
Alvey was born with cerebral palsy. The neurological disorder affects his body movement and muscle coordination. “I’m always tight after games and practices. My knees and my hips always really are sore,” said Alvey.
By the time he was six years old, he’d already had two …