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Rifle out in first round of state soccer tourney

Kadie LaRocque did everything she could to try and pull off the upset.Bombarded by shots, the goalkeeper blocked 25, but seven other shots got by as the Rifle girls soccer team was eliminated from the first round of the Class 4A state soccer tournament after falling to Silver Creek 7-0 on Tuesday afternoon.Traveling to Longmont to face No. 7 Silver Creek, 26th-ranked Rifle only got off two shots. Having to play defense almost all game, the Bears couldn’t keep up with the Raptors.Danielle Figiola scored two goals for Silver Creek (12-2-2 overall) while Erin Gunther, Kate Russell, Jenna Greulich, Brooke Drobney and Gabby Najera each chipped in one of their own.Rifle, who finished the Western Slope League season in third place, ends its season with an 8-7-1 overall record.Despite being shut out on Tuesday, Chelsea Webb finished the season as the Bears’ leading scorer with nine goals and three assists.Silver Creek will advance to the second round and face the winner of today’s No. 18 Steamboat-No. 23 Evergreen game.

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