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Tolton soccer captures program’s first-ever state championship


The Tolton girls soccer team won the Class 1 state championship on Saturday afternoon, with a 1-0 win against Villa Duchesne at Soccer Park in St. Louis. It's the first state title in program history.

The shutout win also solidifies a quite stat: the Trailblazers did not let up a single goal in all of postseason play.

Watch the extended highlights from the state title game in the player below.

After a scoreless first half, the lone goal came from sophomore Ava Martin.

"It was thrilling and a big relief too, because, you know, we had plenty of shots on goal, but putting one in the back of the net was nice," Martin said.

Head coach Chuck Register and his team were filled with emotion after Saturday's, historic win.

"It was a goal-ridden season that we accomplished together. You couldn't have asked for greater ladies than I've ever had. It's an awesome team," he said. "Just a wonderful ride I got to go along with."

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