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Hudson junior Alex Schnobrich stretches but can't get his foot on a crossing pass in front of an open net in the first half of the Raiders' WIAA sectional semifinal game against Wausau East last Thursday at the middle school field. Schnobrich scored the only goal of the game in the second half to lift Hudson to a 1-0 victory and send them to the sectional final game Saturday against Eau Claire Memorial where they lost in a shootout. Photo by Bob Burrows

Heartbreak for Raider booters: Lose sectional final in sudden death shootout

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A shootout loss, by its nature, is heartbreaking. When that loss comes in the seventh round of a sudden death shootout with a berth at the state tournament on the line, it's downright gut-wrenching.


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Bob Burrows
Bob Burrows has been sports editor at the River Falls Journal since 1996 and at the Hudson Star-Observer since 2009. Prior to joining the Journal, Burrows served as sports editor with Ledger Publications in Balsam Lake, Wis. A native of Bayonne, N.J. and a U.S. Navy veteran, Burrows attended Marquette University before completing his studies at UW-River Falls in 1992.
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