Wilsonville ends Thurston girls soccer season

SPRINGFIELD – The Thurston Colts girls soccer team fell in the quarterfinals of the 5A state playoffs 1-0 to the defending champion Wilsonville Wildcats on Saturday. While the No. 2 Colts won their first-round game against No. 15 Mountain View in a convincing 4-0 fashion, the No. 7 Wildcats outlasted the Colts to advance to the semifinals.

“The team did very well this year,” said Benton Canaga, Thurston head coach. “They played through some tough challenges, but kept their heads up and kept working and it brought the team closer together.”

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