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Winfield girls chasing third straight state soccer title
CHRIS DORST | Gazette
Winfield girls chasing third straight state soccer title

This is the second of a two-part series previewing Kanawha and Putnam county high school soccer teams. Today’s installment takes a look at Putnam County.

By Tommy R. Atkinson

Staff writer

Looking around at the...

Winfield girls chasing third straight state soccer title
Winfield girls chasing third straight state soccer title

This is the second of a two-part series previewing Kanawha and Putnam county high school soccer teams. Today’s installment takes a look at Putnam County.

By Tommy R. Atkinson

Staff writer

Looking around at the...

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