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Douglas beat Palo Verde in PKs to win Invitational

Both Jackie Igulu (21) & Victoria Curfman scored in the final match. (Andy Morales/AllSportsTucson.com)

Douglas outlasted Palo Verde 3-2 to win the championship of the Palo Verde Invitational held Saturday afternoon. It took 100 minutes of action and a round of PKs for the Bulldogs to end the 24-game home win streak the Titans had coming into the final match.

Palo Verde outshot Douglas 24-to-10 in the championship but Douglas found the net four times in the PK round to win it 4-1. Bulldog goalie Brianna Guzman came up with 10 saves heading into the shootout and it was her 11th stop that helped give her team the win. The sophomore also provided the first score for Douglas in the PK round….

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Palo Verde Invitational

Jan. 4-7 at Palo Verde High School

Wednesday, Jan. 4
Palo Verde 5, Sunnyside 2
Douglas 5, Cholla 0
Canyon del Oro 3, Buena 0
Palo Verde 6, Vista Grande 1

Thursday, Jan. 5
Canyon del Oro 2, Sunnyside 1
Douglas 5, Vista Grande 0
Buena 3, Cholla 2.

Friday, Jan. 6
Vista Grande 1, Cholla 0
Palo Verde 4, Canyon del Oro 1
Sunnyside 4, Cholla 0
Douglas 2, Buena 0

Saturday, Jan. 7
Sunnyside 2, Vista Grande 0

THIRD PLACE
Canyon del Oro 5, Buena 1

CHAMPIONSHIP MATCH
Douglas 3, Palo Verde 2 (4-1 PKs)

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Andy Morales was recognized by the AIA as the top high school reporter in 2014 and has been a youth, high school and college coach for over 30 years. His own children have won multiple state high school championships and were named to all-state teams. Competing in hockey, basketball, baseball and track & field in high school, his unique perspective can only be found here and on AZPreps365.com. Andy was named a Local Hero by the Tucson Weekly for 2016. Contact Andy Morales at AMoralesMyTucson@yahoo.com

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