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Lady Hawks rally twice to down Pirates in season opener

Denny’s hat trick, two goals by Fix lead Cheney to 5-3 win over Rogers of GSL


John McCallum

Amanda Denny’s move leaves a Rogers’ defender on her back during Saturday’s 5-3 Cheney win over the Pirates. Denny scored three second half goals to lead the Lady Hawks.

Cheney girls soccer head coach Nils Radtke said last Saturday’s friendly with the Greater Spokane League’s Rogers High School had some similarities with the 2012 Lady Hawks, and a huge difference. The similarities were Cheney’s propensity to give up quick early goals.

“The huge difference was we battled back and were able to win,” Radtke said of the Lady Hawks 5-3 season-opening victory.

Twice Cheney allowed Rogers to score in the opening minutes of each half, the first time four minutes into the game and the second coming eight minutes into the second half, giving the Pirates 1-0...

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