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The seniors on the Ridgway varsity boys’ soccer team have been playing together since they were 8. Now they’re just one victory away from a state title

Ridgway freshman midfielder Cory Thomsen passes the ball during the Demons' 5-1 victory over Fountain Valley during the Class 2A boys' state soccer semifinal match in Englewood on Nov. 9. The victory put Ridgway into Saturday's state title game for the first time in school history.  Photo courtesy Dan Mohrmann/CHSAANow.com
  The moment that made them believe — really, truly believe they could pull this off — arrived on Nov. 6. By virtually any measure, it had already been a successful 2019 season for the Ridgway varsity boys’ soccer team up to that point. They had secured a berth in the Class 2A state tournament for the fourth year in a row and won their first-round playoff game handily — 5-1 over Lotus School for…

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