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Boys soccer season ends with a loss of 4-1 to Shawnee Mission East

The team finished the season 9-8-1 on Thursday Oct. 26

The boys soccer team concluded their season with a match against Shawnee Mission East on Thursday, October 26. The rivalry with Shawnee Mission East has always been prominent. So with the playoffs against them, the game’s tension was high. Unfortunately, the game ended with a 4-1 score in favor of their opponents. Their overall season record stands at 9-8-1. 

Prior to the game, there was optimism within the team, as expressed by Keal Drummond, who believed they had a strong chance of winning. 

“I felt like we had a really good chance to win the game,” Drummond said. “We’ve done pretty well this season.”

At the 8-minute mark before halftime, junior Brady Robins scored a goal, leveling the score at 1-1. However, in the second half Shawnee Mission East managed to score three more goals, leading to their victory. 

Senior Liam Watson highlights the shift in the game’s momentum. 

“After halftime, we seemed to slow down, and they did not,” Watson said. “They really picked up the pace and scored a few more goals.”

Despite the loss, Drummond expressed contentment with the season’s outcomes. 

“Even though the other team came out on top, I feel like we played pretty well,” Drummond noted. “The season was really good, and as a team we did a great job.”

Similarly, Watson, proud of the team’s performance, reflected on the season as a whole. 

“We’ve had a lot of ups and downs this season but it was really fun,” Watson shared. “We’ve worked so much harder this season. We really showed a lot of resilience and grew as a team.” 

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Kaitlyn Hood
Kaitlyn Hood, JAG reporter/photographer
This is sophomore Kaitlyn Hood’s first year on the JAG yearbook staff and she will be taking on the positions of writer and photographer. When she doesn’t have her nose buried in a book, she is likely in the kitchen baking. She loves spending time with family, painting, writing poetry, dreaming up stories or proudly showing off her Scottish heritage.
Avery Cole
Avery Cole, JAG social media and managing editor
This is junior Avery Cole’s second year on the JAG yearbook staff. This year she will be taking on the position of social media and managing editor. When not in C-101, you can find her participating in Relay For Life, NHS, and NEHS. Outside of school you can find her working at JCPRD at Clear Creek, spending time with friends and family, and watching movies. 
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Eden Christian, JAG photographer
This is sophomore Eden Christian's first year on the JAG yearbook staff, she will be taking on the position of photographer. When not working on the yearbook, Eden plays club tennis and works as a barista at Third Space Coffee. Outside of school Eden enjoys shopping, hanging with friends, listening to Taylor Swift, watching ANTM, and volunteering. 

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