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Girls Soccer: Niwot upset by Lewis-Palmer in playoffs

 

Photo by Jocelyn Rowley Senior Anna McCarthy (2) battles two Lewis-Palmer defenders in their May 9 match in the first round of the Class 4A state tournament.

In nine games on their home field this season, the Niwot girls soccer team outscored opponents 34-1. Unfortunately, that single goal was enough to end this year’s Class 4A state title hopes prematurely.

In a riveting back-and-forth match on May 9, the No. 9 seed Cougars fell 1-0 to No. 24 Lewis-Palmer in the first round of the state tournament. With less than three minutes to go before the end of the first half, Rangers’ junior Adrianna Cook capitalized on the Cougars’ failure to clear a corner kick, and that one goal lead would hold up through 42 more minutes.

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