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3-seed Mead eliminates Lewis & Clark

LC’s Ryan Ellingsen, left, and Mead’s Erik Hansen tangle. (Christopher Anderson / The Spokesman-Review) LC’s Ryan Ellingsen, left, and Mead’s Erik Hansen tangle. (Christopher Anderson / The Spokesman-Review)

Mike Vlahovich
Spokesman.com

It was difficult to believe, with the type of pressure put on Mead's defense by Lewis and Clark, that the Tigers wouldn't score in the District 8 4A soccer title match.

But the Panthers, following an early goal, proved up to the task over the game's final 65 minutes. They held onto the 1-0 advantage for top seeding to regional.

The past two years have been tough on regular-season champions. Last year, as co-GSL champ and top district seed, Mead was upended by the team it had beaten in regular season, Central Valley.

Tuesday at Albi Stadium, it was the Panthers' turn, reversing their regular-season loss to the Tigers. They did it with a new formation born of necessity because scoring leader Nick Hamer was resting an injured knee.

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