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GHS girls fall 2-1 in regional quarterfinals

The Gloucester High School varsity girls fell, 2-1, to Woodrow Wilson High School in the Eastern Region Soccer Tournament quarterfinals Tuesday night at the Old Dominion University soccer complex.

Three minutes into the first half, a Wilson defender drilled in a shot from the 35-yard mark. The Dukes later tied it on a corner kick from midfielder Carrie Adams to Delaney Doyle, who sent a shot in front of the net and scored on a deflected ball.

Both teams took several unsuccessful shots in the second half. With less than two minutes remaining, a Wilson player beat the Gloucester defenders and scored the game winner on a fast break. The Dukes took three more shots at the Wilson goal but narrowly missed the net.

The Gloucester girls capped their district play by beating previously undefeated Menchville, 1-0, in the Peninsula District Tournament finale at GHS on Friday.

It was a rematch that the Dukes looked forward to and the highly physical play resulted in yellow cards and inju...

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