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Class 6A boys soccer: Edmond North, Norman North to meet in championship game

Edmond North beats Jenks, Norman North defeats Owasso in semifinals. Title game scheduled Saturday, though a time and site will be announced later.
by Ed Godfrey Published: May 7, 2013
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photo - Jenks' Garrison Mitchell (8) fights for the ball with Edmond North's Matt Collier (8) during a high school soccer game between Edmond North and Jenks at Edmond North High School in Edmond, Okla., Tuesday, May 7, 2013.  Photo by Garett Fisbeck, For The Oklahoman
Jenks' Garrison Mitchell (8) fights for the ball with Edmond North's Matt Collier (8) during a high school soccer game between Edmond North and Jenks at Edmond North High School in Edmond, Okla., Tuesday, May 7, 2013. Photo by Garett Fisbeck, For The Oklahoman

Jacob Tunney then scored the Huskies' second goal on assist from Trevor Moore for a 2-0 lead. Jenks' Alex Harris cut the lead in half with 5:01 remaining, setting up a frantic last five minutes.

The Huskies (14-2) held off a furious assault on by Jenks on Edmond's North goal in the final five minutes to preserve the victory. Jenks had defeated the Huskies in the opening game of the season.

Edmond North lost a heartbreaker in the semifinals last year to Tulsa Union, a defeat that has motivated the Huskies this season.

“We got to the semifinals last year and lost in double overtime in the last minute,” Huskies senior Jason Rinehart said. “We are not letting that happen this time. This time we are going to finish.”

by Ed Godfrey
Copy Editor, Outdoors Editor, Rodeo, River Sports Reporter
Ed Godfrey was born in Muskogee and raised in Stigler. He has worked at The Oklahoman for 25 years. During that time, he has worked a myriad of beats for The Oklahoman including both the federal and county courthouse in Oklahoma City for more...
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