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AHS senior Chelsy Hofman dribbles a ball against a Lady Bearcats defender in last week's
playoff match in Hendersonville. Photo by Serena Smith

Originally published: 2013-05-15 15:01:24
Last modified: 2013-05-15 15:01:22

Lady Vikings soccer loses heartbreaker to Hendersonville in state playoffs

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On an overcast, drizzly day in Hendersonville, Avery soccer almost pulled off a major upset with a road playoff victory against the favored Lady Bearcats. Unfortunately for the Big Red, however, a late HHS goal pulled the Lady Bearcats ahead in the match's closing minutes to earn a 2-1 win and end Avery's season.

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