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First Flight girls soccer wins state championship

The First Flight High School girls soccer team defeated Lake Norman Charter today to win North Carolina High School Athletic Association 2A state championship in Raleigh.

The Nighthawks, now 25-2-1 overall, won their first 2A state soccer championship in 2008 with a 2-1 victory over Cardinal Gibbons. Lake Norman Charter posted a 22-0-1 overall record.

After opening in 2004, First Flight has made an appearance in every girls state soccer tournament since. In 2017 the Nighthawks lost a third-round game to Carrboro 1-0.

Read more about the win in Wednesday’s print edition of The Coastland Times.