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Boys soccer: Niwot falls to Evergreen in first round of playoffs

 

November 7, 2016

Photo by Ed Navarro Cougar Jesus Gonzalez (17) goes up to head the ball in Niwot’s game against Evergreen.

For 110 minutes last Wednesday, keeper Mario Munoz and the Niwot defense did what they’ve been doing all season—holding opponents scoreless. Unfortunately for the defense, however, the Cougars’ offense also did what it’s been doing all season—not converting on scoring chances.

And so it would go for Niwot’s first round playoff game against the Evergreen Cougars, last year’s 4A state champs. Niwot’s defense did its job, but scoring, or, more precisely, a lack thereof, would ultimately prove the team’s undoing, just as it has so many times this season.

Evergreen’s offens...



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