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New Richmond defeated at WIAA boys soccer state tournament

Senior Sean Flandrick (10) leads the New Richmond boys soccer team in its pre-game ritual before the Tigers faced Whitefish Bay at the 2017 WIAA Division 2 State Championships in Milwaukee on Thursday.

The New Richmond boys knew they faced a task of gigantic proportions when they faced nationally-ranked Whitefish Bay in the opening game of the 2017 WIAA State Boys Soccer Championships in Milwaukee on Thursday.

The Tigers put together a stellar effort, but were defeated by Whitefish Bay, 5-0, in the Division 2 state semifinal game on Thursday.

The loss finishes the Tigers' season with an 18-8-2 record. Whitefish Bay advances to Saturday's state championship game with a 20-0 record.

Dave Newman

Dave Newman has been the sports editor at the New Richmond News since 1988. He has covered the action in the Middle Border Conference, Dunn-St. Croix Conference and Big Rivers Conference for more than 30 years.

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