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After 120 minutes of play at Hersheypark Stadium against the Central Dauphin Rams on Saturday night, the Father Judge Crusaders made local sports history when they became the first high school soccer team from Philadelphia to win a Pennsylvania Interscholatic Athletic Association (PIAA) state championship. But this tremendous achievement was tempered by a rather strange rule: tied championship matches, according to PIAA rules, cannot be decided by penalty kicks. And so, to the disappointment of players on both teams, with the score at 0-0 after extra time, Father Judge and Central Dauphin were declared the 2009 Co-State Champions.



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