Tony Crudo isn’t one to focus on goal setting. Instead, he just tells his team to play well.
“And if you play well, 99 percent of the time, it works out,” said Fife’s boys soccer coach.
On Saturday evening, it did just that as the Trojans won their first Class 2A state championship in school history with a 3-1 win against Cheney at Sunset Chev Stadium in Sumner. A year ago, Fife broke a 25-year drought in the state tournament before losing to Lynden in the title game.
“It’s been a really good team,” Crudo said of the group that finished with a perfect 21-0 record. “It’s not a surprise that we were good – it’s a surprise that we were able to finish the job.”
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