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Mountain View High’s Lucy Tang, shown passing, said her Spartans failed to finish several chances in their NorCal loss.
Playing less than 2 miles apart, the girls soccer teams from Mountain View and St. Francis highs suffered similar fates March 6. Both squads lost Northern California playoff games on penalty kicks, despite creating several more chances than their opponents.
Host Mountain View played Granite Bay to a 1-1 tie before falling 4-2 on penalty kicks. Meanwhile, St. Francis lost 4-3 on PKs to visiting Woodland after the teams were tied at 2 at the end of regulation and overtime.