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October 23, 2013

Local soccer teams bow out of district tournament

By Mike Moore
C & G Sports Writer

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Local soccer teams bow out of district tournament
Luis Anaya is pictured during a game earlier this season. Athens closed the year 20-1-0 after falling to Utica in a district final.

Troy Athens soccer wrapped up the season with a 3-2 overtime loss to Utica High in a Division 1 district final Oct. 19.

The Red Hawks defeated Sterling Heights High 2-1 in the semifinals and finished the season 20-1-0.

The loss marked the end of a remarkable season for the Red Hawks, who finished the regular season unbeaten at 19-0 and captured the OAA Red title.

Troy High was ousted in the district opener, a 1-0 loss to Sterling Heights.

In D-2 district final action, Auburn Hills Avondale fell to Bloomfield Hills Cranbrook-Kingswood 2-1 in overtime.

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