Nicole Karel’s overtime goal gives Oakridge girls soccer team a 2-1 win and another district title

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Nicole Karel’s goal nine minutes into overtime led the Oakridge girls soccer team to a 2-1 victory over Newaygo Saturday in the Division 3 district finals at Belding High School.LSJ Logo incert

Oakridge won its third district championship in the past four years and its seventh since 2005.

Newaygo took a 1-0 lead at halftime with a goal on a penalty kick.

The Eagles’ Brandy Weaver tied the game at 1-1 midway through the second half to help send the game into overtime.

Karel’s game-winning overtime goal went in the upper corner of the net from 35 yards out.

Oakridge will play Hudsonville Unity Christian on Tuesday night at Hope College in the Division 3 regional semifinals.

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