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KLAA Conference Champions

Unified Soccer crowned tournament champions following an undefeated season

Congratulations to the ROHS Unified Soccer Team for their outstanding achievement in concluding an undefeated season and becoming the KLAA conference champions at the intense Jamboree on October 26th. 

The Ravens showcased their skill and determination throughout the tournament, leaving school early to travel to Brighton for a thrilling three-game competition.

The Ravens left school early, traveling to Brighton for a three game tournament. After a quick warm-up, senior Jesse Hill took the starting kickoff in the first game.

“After an undefeated season we definitely had high expectations,” said Hill. “Each game the energy kept building up.”

Freshman Kacey Hunter, who scored three goals during the second game of the tournament, said that his favorite moment was when he did his signature “griddy” across the field after his hat trick. Despite the pressure of an undefeated season. Despite the pressure of maintaining an undefeated record, Hunter exuded confidence, stating, “I knew I was gonna score three points.”

The third and final game for the KLAA conference went into an out of the common double overtime in the heat of the intense game. Senior goalie Devin Burton had one of his best games of the season. “I was on fire,” said Burton, “It was the best feeling getting those last minute saves”

Coach Elizabeth Reynolds reflected on the journey, describing the bus ride home as “a blast” and highlighting the celebratory pizza party on the bus. The team’s hard work and dedication culminated in earning the new KLAA Conference Champions trophy, proudly displayed in the trophy case as a testament to their success.

The ROHS Unified Soccer Team’s undefeated season and conference championship will undoubtedly be remembered as a remarkable achievement in the school’s sports history.

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