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Avery soccer goalkeeper Alex Magner will compete for Highlands Football Club 94 Red Team in
the Region III soccer tournament later this summer. Photo courtesy Kelly Magner



Originally published: 2013-06-05 15:16:12
Last modified: 2013-06-05 15:16:12

Magner to compete in national soccer tournament

Jamie Shell / (sports@averyjournal.com)

Avery High School men's soccer goalkeeper Alex Magner has been invited to play the same position for Highlands Football Club 94 Red Team in a national tournament later this month.

Magner played keeper with the HFC 95 Red Team, losing by penalty kicks following a 30-minute overtime session at the quarterfinals of the recent North Carolina State Cup, when he impressed coaches with his play and was offered the invitation to join the older-aged 94 Red Team.


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