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Alexander's goal lifts Bulldogs to win over North Pontotoc

Feb. 13—NEW ALBANY — Grayson Alexander's early first half goal was the game winner as New Albany defeated North Pontotoc 1-0 to win the Class 4A North Championship on Tuesday. The win sends New Albany (20-2) to their first-ever boys soccer championship game on Saturday as they will face Bay High, 2-1 winners over Pass Christian.

Alexander notched the game winner during the 12th minute as he beat a couple of Viking defenders and sent a ball into the net from inside the 18.

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