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MIHS girls soccer heads to championship

Left: Islander captain Mary Hill celebrates after scoring a goal against Glacier Peak during a playoff game at Mercer Island on Saturday. Mercer Island won 2-1 to advance to the next round.  Right: Islander midfielder Rachel Pedreira (12) advances a ball. Pedreira scored Mercer Island
Left: Islander captain Mary Hill celebrates after scoring a goal against Glacier Peak during a playoff game at Mercer Island on Saturday. Mercer Island won 2-1 to advance to the next round. Right: Islander midfielder Rachel Pedreira (12) advances a ball. Pedreira scored Mercer Island's first goal of the game Saturday.
— image credit: Chad Coleman/Mercer Island Reporter

The Mercer Island High School girls soccer team will play in tomorrow's 3A state championship game, against Columbia River, after defeating Camas High School in the semifinals this afternoon.

The team, which has not played in a state final game since 2003, where they finished second, beat the Papermakers 2-1 at Harry Lang Stadium in Lakewood.

Goals were scored by Ellen Haas and Erin Bourguignon.

Watch for live updates from tomorrow's title match as the Islanders look to win their first ever state title.

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