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Soccer: Pinecrest girls beat Athens Academy to reach first-ever state final
The Pinecrest Academy girls soccer team celebrates a goal during the Paladins' state semifinal game against Athens Academy on May 7, 2019 at Pinecrest Academy. - photo by Ian Frazer
The silence that fell over Pinecrest's home field was signal of the pressure surrounding Allie Doerr's penalty kick. The Paladins girls soccer team was in the Class 1A-Private state semifinals again, facing Athens Academy, the same team that knocked them out at this stage of the tournament last season.