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Mingus soccer opens state tournament with 2-1 win over Thunderbird

Mingus junior forward Angelina Cox dribbles past a Chief during the Marauders' 2-1 win over Thunderbird on Saturday at home. VVN/James Kelley

Mingus junior forward Angelina Cox dribbles past a Chief during the Marauders' 2-1 win over Thunderbird on Saturday at home. VVN/James Kelley

Mingus Union girls soccer moved on to the elite eight with an overtime win.

The No. 5 Marauders (11-2) beat No. 12 Phoenix Thunderbird 2-1 at home after overtime on Saturday in the first round of the state tournament.

Mingus Union struck first when sophomore defender Brooke Peterson won a penalty kick that senior midfielder Jaiden Behlow converted.

Then after the Chiefs tied it, senior midfielder/forward Felicia Bueno scored the game winner off of a Behlow assist. 

The Marauders will be at No. 4 Tucson Catalina Foothills on Tuesday in the quarterfinals. The Falcons beat No. 13 Chandler Seton Catholic Prep 4-1 on Saturday.

The bracket can be found here

https://www.azpreps365.com/brackets/soccer-winter-girls/4a/843-2020-aia-girls-winter-soccer-4a-state-championship

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