Bringing home the gold

Katie Leithead | Statesman-Examiner
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Katie Leithead
S-E Staff Reporter

Two of Stevens County’s Special Olympics Soccer teams brought home gold medals from the state championship June 1-3.

In the finals of the traditional division 2 soccer match, the Stevens County Stars faced off against the Clark County Bulldogs, winning 4-3. In the traditional division 4 match, the Stevens County Wolves faced the Spokane Wolfpack in the finals, out scoring them 7-2.

For the whole weekend at state, Stevens County teams put up 26 points.

Over 2,000 athletes throughout the state of Washington competed in swimming, athletics, powerlifting, soccer and cycling as part of the Special Olympics.

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