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Archbishop Murphy’s state title reign come to an end | Boys soccer


Last updated 6/1/2018 at Noon

Archbishop Murphy’s reign atop the 2A boys soccer tournament came to an end.

Columbia River knocked off the Wildcats 3-1 in a quarterfinal contest Saturday, May 19, at the Kiggins Bowl in Vancouver.

The Wildcats were seeking their fourth straight title with a younger team that returned only a handful of starters.

“I was very proud of how they handled all the pressure the team was under trying to go for a fourth one,” Archbishop Murphy coach Mike Bartley said.

Columbia River (23-0) went on to defeat Burlington-Edison 2-0 to capture the state championship.

The final score didn’t...

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