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State soccer: Minot offense too much for West Fargo in state quarterfinals

Minot outshot the Packers 16-2 in an opening round win at the NDHSAA Girls State Soccer Tournament on Thursday.

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West Fargo's Taylor Van Winkle defends a shot by Minot's Maicee Burke during quarterfinal play in the North Dakota state girls soccer tournament at the Starion Sports Complex in Mandan on Thursday, June 2, 2022.
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MANDAN — Minot was too much offensively for West Fargo in a 4-0 victory in the opening match of the NDHSAA Girls State Soccer Tournament on Thursday at the Starion Sports Complex.

The Maji outshot the Packers 16-2 and advanced to Friday's state semifinals.

Minot's Emerson Perrin opened the scoring at 11:05 on an assist from Jasmyn Mitchner. MaLiah Blake made it 2-0 with a goal at 16:43 on an assist from Maicee Burke.

At 52:37, Minot made it 3-0 on a West Fargo own goal, and Perrin scored her second of the game unassisted at 77:43.

Minot goalkeeper Madison Elliott stopped two shots and West Fargo keeper Amber Pyle made 12 stops.

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