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Young Grizzlies tripped up by veteran Spartans | Soccer

Two second-half goals sink Glacier Peak in first-round state tournament contest


Last updated 11/21/2019 at 4:55pm

David R Pan

Glacier Peak's Emily Strong reaches the ball ahead of Sumner's Rebecca Garrison during a first-round 4A state playoff game Tuesday, Nov. 12, at Glacier Peak High School.

Glacier Peak made its first appearance at the state girls soccer tournament in nine years this week.

It's safe to say that even though they lost 2-1 to Sumner in a first-round game, the Grizzlies, the Wesco 4A champions, likely won't have to wait for another nine years for their next state appearance.

"We're young," Grizzlies coach Melinda Torre said. "We're sophomores, juniors, freshmen. ... So this is a really good experience for these kids moving forward."

Glacier Peak came into the contest with only three seniors, while the Spartans' roster featured 15.

But it was a pair of underclassme...

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