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Raider booters beat River Falls in home opener

Junior Megan Clafflin jumps into the arms of senior teammate Jessica Sutmar (2) after scoring the first goal of the game in the Raider girls' soccer team's 4-3 victory over River Falls Thursday night.

Junior Katy Schulte scored off a corner kick with three minutes remaining in the game to lift Hudson's girls' soccer team to a 4-3 victory over River Falls Thursday night at the middle school field.

The Raiders improved to 3-0 overall, 2-0 in the Big Rivers Conference while River Falls dipped to 2-1, 1-1 in the BRC.

The game marked the Raiders' home opener and was the first game the team played on the middle school field. The team will play six of its seven home games this season under the lights at the middle school. Its next home game will be Thursday, April 16, at7 p.m. against Eau Claire North.

See the April 16 print edition of the Star-Observer for more on Thursday night's game.

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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