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At River Hill, a friendly rivalry between championship soccer teams
At River Hill, a friendly rivalry between championship soccer teams

The final score was announced and the bus hauling the River Hill girls soccer team to its state championship game erupted last Thursday. The girls were happy to hear the River Hill boys had claimed a 2-0 win over Huntingtown to capture the Class 3A state crown. A bit later, however, the friendly rivalry between the two perennial state powers kicked in. The boys had just tied the girls' state championship total (nine) and the girls wanted to make sure that was temporary. "Our first instinct was just everyone being happy for them and being excited that they won because they were so close last year," said All-Metro forward Alex Hamer. "And then later, we were...

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