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High schools

East Boston 1, Latin Academy 0

East Boston tops Latin Academy in city girls’ soccer championship

Since the East Boston girls’ soccer team lost to Brighton in last year’s Boston City League championship, it came into the season looking for revenge — and it was sweet. The third-place Jets beat first-place Latin Academy, 1-0, Thursday afternoon to capture their first title since 2006.

“We’re nervous, but excited,” said East Boston coach Richard La Cara before the game. “We’ve made it to the finals a couple times, but haven’t won in six years. We’re relying on our defense and goalie.”

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