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Girls soccer preps for playoffs with a tie

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Kate Daniels prepares to head the ball in Nantucket's 0-0 tie with Martha's Vineyard last week.     Sports Photo Galleries

By Dean Geddes

I&M Staff Writer

(Nov. 1, 2012) Having already wrapped up the Cape & Islands League title and a berth in the Div. 3 South sectional tournament, the girls’ varsity soccer team faced its toughest league challenge of the season against a moti­vated and determined Pope John Paul II squad on the road last Thursday.

The Whalers tied the Lions 2-2, in a physical game that looked nothing like the match the two teams played in September where Nantucket breezed past Pope John by a final score of 9-1.

“They had a good game plan, which was to disturb our rhythm, which they did very well. They have good size so we got pushed around a few times and that dis­rupted some of our key players rhythm,” head coach Jorge Rojas said.

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