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Bulldogs take down Tigers, advance in 4A soccer

Feb. 6—NEW ALBANY — Samir Peraza's goal in the 39th minute of the first half proved to supply a huge momentum boost for New Albany as it defeated Ripley 3-0 in the second round of Class 4A boys soccer playoffs Tuesday.

The teams had battled back and forth for the duration of the first half, and just when it appeared the teams would go to intermission knotted 0-0, Peraza buried a shot that hooked inside the right post to give the Bulldogs the 1-0 lead.

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