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Unlikely hero moves 'Jacks back to State


October 25, 2019

Jana Peterson

The Lumberjacks soccer team with the Section 7A championship trophy after defeating Chisago Lakes in North Branch last Thursday. Olivia Jameson put away the winning sudden-death goal on her first shift of the game.

NORTHBRANCH-Olivia Jameson was so stealthy when she scored the Lumberjacks' game-winning goal that even her coach didn't realize who deftly kicked the ball over the Chisago Lakes goalie, who was tangled up on the ground with Cloquet's Alexa Snesrud.

"It was the first shift of the game for Olivia," coach Dustin Randall said about Jameson's "golden goal" - a sudden-death goal - in the second overtime of Thursday's section 7A championship girls soccer match vs. the Wildcats. "She was in to give a break for our defenders who were gassed," Randall said, adding that he didn't know it was Jameson...

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