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Jesuit continues quest for No. 1

Updated: December 24, 2009, 12:16 PM ET
By Nicholas Murray | Special to ESPN RISE

TAMPA, Fla. -- No. 5 New Orleans Jesuit won the 16th High School Soccer Classic, defeating No. 24 Melbourne in a penalty shootout 4-3 after the two teams had played to a 1-1 tie in regulation.

Brian Barbera's goal in the fifth round of the shootout sealed victory for the Blue Jays, who got a pair of saves by tournament Defensive MVP Joe Hart. Jesuit had taken a third-minute lead through Alex Petrou, but the Bulldogs tied the game in the 30th minute through an own goal caused by an aggressive ...

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