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Conference rival AMHS rolls in state soccer tourney

May 21st, 2012 at Mon, 21st, 2012 at 11:34 am by benwatanabe

South Whidbey’s conference rival Archbishop Murphy continues to roll in the state 2A boys soccer tournament.

Archbishop Murphy defeated Mark Morris 2-0 last week, then blanked Bellingham 1-0 Friday. Both matches were on home turf at Everett Memorial Stadium. The AMHS Wildcats remain undefeated this season and take on the Cheney Blackhawks on Friday, May 25 at Sunset Chev Stadium in Sumner.

Bellingham eliminated South Whidbey from postseason play and barred the Falcons from the state tournament.

The Wildcats swept South Whidbey this season, including a 4-1 drubbing on the Falcons’ Senior Night.

Reporter for the South Whidbey Record. Currently I cover Langley, South Whidbey Fire/EMS, the South Whidbey Parks & Recreation District, Clinton and sports. On any given night or any given weekday, I'm likely watching a baseball, basketball or football game on TV while reading Mother Jones, Esquire, The New York Times, The Seattle Times, The Daily Herald or scrolling through Twitter. If I can go sailing, I do. Fishing is a recently discovered hobby, but there are few things as exciting as getting a fish on the line and the battle between urgency and patience to haul it in. I don't much care for pets, but probably want to pet your dog or hold your cat.

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