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Hudson senior Alexa Haines (white jersey) tries to get past Menomonie’s Alyssa Jones (5) in the first half of the Raiders girls soccer team’s Big Rivers Conference opener against the Mustangs last Thursday at the middle school field. Haines scored her team-leading ninth goal of the season and added an assist to help the Raiders to a 4-0 victory. (Hudson Star-Observer photos by Bob Burrows)

Raider girls defeat Menomonie in BRC opener, improve to 4-1 overall

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Despite controlling play from the start, it took nearly half the game for the Raider girls soccer team to score its first goal last Tuesday in its Big Rivers Conference opener against Menomonie.


Once they did, the floodgates opened.

Senior Alexa Haines had a goal and an assist, junior Maggie Koehler and Kate Johnson scored a goal each, and JV call-ups Kia Feia and Kayla Schewe combined on the final goal of the night to lift the Raiders to a 4-0 victory over the Mustangs.

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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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