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Rhinelander soccer claims regional championship Submitted: 06/02/2019
Mazie Vincent
Mazie Vincent
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mvincent@wjfw.com

Rhinelander soccer claims regional championship
RHINELANDER - Rhinelander girls soccer clinched its fifth regional championship in the last six years this weekend. 

The Hodags shut out Merrill four to zero on Saturday but the win isn't the only part the team is excited about. 

Those four goals came from four different players.

Head coach Richard Kotula says multiple girls on his team can get the job done and that's makes Rhinelander a fierce playoff contender.

"You know giving each girl an opportunity to be the striker, to be the finisher and I think that's the strength of the Hodags," Kotula said. That we have depth in our bench, you know that there's not just this one player that makes a difference, all the players make a difference for each other."

The Hodags sit at ten and four on the season. 

They will host Marshfield on Thursday in the first round of sectionals. 

Rhinelander beat the Tigers two to zero during the regular season. 




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