Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

Foxes Lose Perfect Record Panthers Beat Fox Chapel, 2-1

Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

Foxes Lose Perfect Record Panthers Beat Fox Chapel, 2-1

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Fox Chapel, the top-ranked boys soccer team in Class AAA, had already clinched the Section 3 title heading into Tuesday.

Franklin Regional made sure the Foxes didn't do it with an undefeated record, while also securing its own playoff berth.

Shane Popko scored with 41 seconds left to give host Franklin Regional a 2-1 win against previously undefeated Fox Chapel.

All three goals came in the final three minutes of the game. Zach Guidry gave Franklin Regional a 1-0 lead, but Fox Chapel drew even on Kota Furuhata's penalty kick with 1:53 left.

Fox Chapel (13-1, 11-1) beat Franklin Regional (8-3-1, 8-3), 3- 1, Sept. 22.

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* Nick Sodini scored two goals, including the winner with 12 minutes remaining, to help Class AAA No. 5 Canon-McMillan (12-2, 8- 2) claim the Section 5 title after a 2-1 win at Peters Township (9- 4-2, 6-3-1).

* Class AAA No. 4 Allderdice (11-0-1, 8-0-1) clinched the Section 4 title by tying host Central Catholic (6-6-1, 6-3), 2-2. …

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