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Iowa City West denied back to back titles by Ankeny Centennial

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DES MOINES (KWWL) -

Ankeny Centennial built a 2-0 lead that Iowa City West couldn't overcome as the Jaguars captured the class 3A girls state soccer title 2-1.

The Jaguars got a gift early on with West goalie Caitlin Ryan caught out of net, Meg Brandt knocked home the opening goal 12 minutes in to the match. Ankeny Centennial got a second off a corner kick knocked in by Sammy Stoelk for a 2-0 advantage at halftime.

Iowa City West's Leah Rhodes broke free for a goal in the second half to pull the Women of Troy within one, but they were unable to put in the equalizer.

Iowa City West finished as the runner-up for the second time in school history.

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