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St. John the Baptist celebrates after winning the CHSAA girls soccer state championship over Kennedy Catholic. (Nov. 10, 2013)

St. John the Baptist wins CHSAA state title

Sophomore Gianna Giroux scored both goals for St. John the Baptist as it beat Kennedy Catholic (Somers, N.Y.), 2-1, for the CHSAA girls soccer state title.

St. John the Baptist's Gianna Giroux (no. 21)
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St. John the Baptist's Gianna Giroux (no. 21) celebrates after scoring against John F. Kennedy Catholic. (Nov. 10, 2013)

St. John the Baptist's Haley Stewart challenges for
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St. John the Baptist's Haley Stewart challenges for the ball against Kennedy Catholic's Daniella Petrullo. (Nov. 10, 2013)

St. John the Baptist's Bridget Patch shoots on
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St. John the Baptist's Bridget Patch shoots on the Kennedy Catholic goal. (Nov. 10, 2013)

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St. John the Baptist's Samantha Bernieri chases after
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St. John the Baptist's Samantha Bernieri chases after a ball caught in high winds during a game against Kennedy Catholic. (Nov. 10, 2013)

St. John the Baptist's Bridget Patch gets tripped
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St. John the Baptist's Bridget Patch gets tripped up during a game against Kennedy Catholic. (Nov. 10, 2013)

St. John the Baptist celebrates after winning the
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St. John the Baptist celebrates after winning the CHSAA girls soccer state championship over Kennedy Catholic. (Nov. 10, 2013)

St. John the Baptist celebrates after winning the
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St. John the Baptist celebrates after winning the CHSAA girls soccer state championship over Kennedy Catholic. (Nov. 10, 2013)

St. John the Baptist's Samantha Bernieri celebrates with
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St. John the Baptist's Samantha Bernieri celebrates with Faith Daley after winning the CHSAA girls soccer state championship over Kennedy Catholic. (Nov. 10, 2013)

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St. John the Baptist's Samantha Bernieri celebrates with
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St. John the Baptist's Samantha Bernieri celebrates with Faith Daley after winning the CHSAA girls soccer state championship over Kennedy Catholic. (Nov. 10, 2013)

St. John the Baptist's Colleen Hickey celebrates after
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St. John the Baptist's Colleen Hickey celebrates after winning the CHSAA girls soccer state championship over Kennedy Catholic. (Nov. 10, 2013)

St. John the Baptist's Bridget Patch races for
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St. John the Baptist's Bridget Patch races for the ball near midfield during a game against Kennedy Catholic. (Nov. 10, 2013)

St. John the Baptist's Haley Stewart, Bridget Patch
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St. John the Baptist's Haley Stewart, Bridget Patch and Gianna Giroux make a wall to defend kick by Ariana Djerdjaj. (Nov. 10, 2013)

St. John the Baptist's Colleen Hickey makes the
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St. John the Baptist's Colleen Hickey makes the save against Kennedy Catholic. (Nov. 10, 2013)

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St. John the Baptist's Holly Habyan keeps the
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St. John the Baptist's Holly Habyan keeps the ball away from Kennedy Catholic's Stephanie Amengual. (Nov. 10, 2013)

St. John the Baptist's Lauren Fremgen comes up
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St. John the Baptist's Lauren Fremgen comes up to try to block a shot from Kennedy Catholic's Leah Greene. (Nov. 10, 2013)

St. John the Baptist's Lauren Fremgen heads the
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St. John the Baptist's Lauren Fremgen heads the ball during a game against Kennedy Catholic. (Nov. 10, 2013)

St. John the Baptist's Colleen Hickey can't make
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St. John the Baptist's Colleen Hickey can't make the save against Kennedy Catholic.; (Nov. 10, 2013)

St. John the Baptist's Sara Plowman shoots toward
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St. John the Baptist's Sara Plowman shoots toward the Kennedy Catholic goal. (Nov. 10, 2013)

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St. John the Baptist's Sara Plowman shoots toward
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St. John the Baptist's Sara Plowman shoots toward the Kennedy Catholic goal. (Nov. 10, 2013)

St. John the Baptist's Gianna Giroux celebrates knocking
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St. John the Baptist's Gianna Giroux celebrates knocking in the first of her two goals against Kennedy Catholic. (Nov. 10, 2013)

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