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High school notebook: Western Heights ready for boys soccer playoffs after unbeaten season

Western Heights is 12-0 this season and will host Guymon in a first-round playoff game Tuesday at 6 p.m.
by Ed Godfrey and Ryan Aber and Scott Wright Published: April 28, 2013

The last time Western Heights posted an unbeaten season in boys' soccer was 1994.

That year the Jets reached the state championship game before losing. This year's squad hopes to be one game better.

Western Heights is 12-0 this season and will host Guymon in a first-round playoff game Tuesday at 6 p.m.

Western Heights has been led by seniors Cesar Zepada and Robert Owuso, who has provided between 70 and 80 percent of the team's goals, said Jets coach Zenati Alzenati.

“Those are the ones we go to (for scoring),” he said.

The Jets finished 10-4 last season before losing a 2-1 semifinals contest to Carl Albert. They had defeated Northwest Classen, which won the state title last year, 6-2 in the regular season.

With eight starters back, Alzenati knew this years' Jets had the potential to be very good.

“We have a lot of experience, seven or eight seniors,” he said. “We set high expectations and rightfully so because I believe we have good players.

“We've been fortunate to go 12-0 and hopefully we will continue on that path.”

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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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by Ryan Aber
OU Athletics Reporter
Ryan Aber has worked for The Oklahoman since 2006, covering high schools, the Oklahoma City RedHawks, the Oklahoma City Barons and OU football recruiting. An Oklahoma City native, Aber graduated from Northeastern State. Before joining The...
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by Scott Wright
A lifelong resident of the Oklahoma City metro area, Scott Wright has been on The Oklahoman staff since 2005, covering a little bit of everything on the state's sports scene. He has been a beat writer for football and basketball at Oklahoma and...
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