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4A boys soccer semifinal

Air Academy shuts out TCA 2-0 to remain undefeated and advance to the finals Saturday. Photos by Christian Murdock

The Air Academy team runs off the field after defeating The Classical Academy 2-0 in 4A semifinals Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017, at Legacy Stadium in Aurora, Colo.  The Kadets will play in the finals Saturday. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
The Air Academy team runs off the field after defeating The Classical Academy 2-0 in 4A semifinals Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017, at Legacy Stadium in Aurora, Colo. The Kadets will play in the finals Saturday. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Air Academy midfielder Calvin Yocum jumps into the stands to celebrate with students after Air Academy defeated The Classical Academy 2-0 in 4A semifinals Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017, at Legacy Stadium in Aurora, Colo.  The Kadets will play in the finals Saturday. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Air Academy midfielder Calvin Yocum jumps into the stands to celebrate with students after Air Academy defeated The Classical Academy 2-0 in 4A semifinals Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017, at Legacy Stadium in Aurora, Colo. The Kadets will play in the finals Saturday. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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TCA defender Garrett Troupe kicks the ball down field against Air Academy during the first half of the 4A semifinals Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017, at Legacy Stadium in Aurora, Colo.  The Kadets defeated Titans 2-0 to advance to the finals Saturday. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
TCA defender Garrett Troupe kicks the ball down field against Air Academy during the first half of the 4A semifinals Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017, at Legacy Stadium in Aurora, Colo. The Kadets defeated Titans 2-0 to advance to the finals Saturday. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Air Academy forward Kristian Hooker heads the ball against TCA during the first half of the 4A semifinals Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017, at Legacy Stadium in Aurora, Colo.  The Kadets defeated Titans 2-0 to advance to the finals Saturday. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Air Academy forward Kristian Hooker heads the ball against TCA during the first half of the 4A semifinals Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017, at Legacy Stadium in Aurora, Colo. The Kadets defeated Titans 2-0 to advance to the finals Saturday. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Air Academy forward Luke Louthan fights off the defense of TCA midfielder Jake Slater during the first half of the 4A semifinals Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017, at Legacy Stadium in Aurora, Colo.  The Kadets defeated Titans 2-0 to advance to the finals Saturday. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Air Academy forward Luke Louthan fights off the defense of TCA midfielder Jake Slater during the first half of the 4A semifinals Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017, at Legacy Stadium in Aurora, Colo. The Kadets defeated Titans 2-0 to advance to the finals Saturday. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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TCA defender Carrett Troupe, right, battles Air Academy forward Luke Louthan for the ball during the first half of the 4A semifinals Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017, at Legacy Stadium in Aurora, Colo.  The Kadets defeated Titans 2-0 to advance to the finals Saturday. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
TCA defender Carrett Troupe, right, battles Air Academy forward Luke Louthan for the ball during the first half of the 4A semifinals Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017, at Legacy Stadium in Aurora, Colo. The Kadets defeated Titans 2-0 to advance to the finals Saturday. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Air Academy midfielder Kelton Hooker moves the ball down field against TCA defender Caleb Welch during the first half of the 4A semifinals Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017, at Legacy Stadium in Aurora, Colo.  The Kadets defeated Titans 2-0 to advance to the finals Saturday. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Air Academy midfielder Kelton Hooker moves the ball down field against TCA defender Caleb Welch during the first half of the 4A semifinals Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017, at Legacy Stadium in Aurora, Colo. The Kadets defeated Titans 2-0 to advance to the finals Saturday. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Air Academy defender Brayden Jonswold kicks the ball down field against The Classical Academy during the first half of the 4A semifinals Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017, at Legacy Stadium in Aurora, Colo.  The Kadets defeated Titans 2-0 to advance to the finals Saturday. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Air Academy defender Brayden Jonswold kicks the ball down field against The Classical Academy during the first half of the 4A semifinals Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017, at Legacy Stadium in Aurora, Colo. The Kadets defeated Titans 2-0 to advance to the finals Saturday. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Air Academy defender Brayden Jonswold, right, battles TCA midfielder Jonny Stephens during the first half of the 4A semifinals Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017, at Legacy Stadium in Aurora, Colo.  The Kadets defeated Titans 2-0 to advance to the finals Saturday. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Air Academy defender Brayden Jonswold, right, battles TCA midfielder Jonny Stephens during the first half of the 4A semifinals Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017, at Legacy Stadium in Aurora, Colo. The Kadets defeated Titans 2-0 to advance to the finals Saturday. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Air Academy Jacob Martino, left, battles TCA defender Caleb Welch for the ball during the first half of the 4A semifinals Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017, at Legacy Stadium in Aurora, Colo.  The Kadets defeated Titans 2-0 to advance to the finals Saturday. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Air Academy Jacob Martino, left, battles TCA defender Caleb Welch for the ball during the first half of the 4A semifinals Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017, at Legacy Stadium in Aurora, Colo. The Kadets defeated Titans 2-0 to advance to the finals Saturday. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Air Academy forward Kristian Hooker kicks the ball down field against TCA during the first half of the 4A semifinals Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017, at Legacy Stadium in Aurora, Colo.  The Kadets defeated Titans 2-0 to advance to the finals Saturday. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Air Academy forward Kristian Hooker kicks the ball down field against TCA during the first half of the 4A semifinals Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017, at Legacy Stadium in Aurora, Colo. The Kadets defeated Titans 2-0 to advance to the finals Saturday. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Air Academy defender tries to steal the ball from TCA midfielder Aaron Peck during the first half of the 4A semifinals Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017, at Legacy Stadium in Aurora, Colo.  The Kadets defeated Titans 2-0 to advance to the finals Saturday. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Air Academy defender tries to steal the ball from TCA midfielder Aaron Peck during the first half of the 4A semifinals Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017, at Legacy Stadium in Aurora, Colo. The Kadets defeated Titans 2-0 to advance to the finals Saturday. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Air Academy forward Luke Louthan, left, celebrates with midfielder Kelton Hooker after he scored to give the Kadets a 2-0 lead against TCA during the first half of the 4A semifinals Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017, at Legacy Stadium in Aurora, Colo.  The Kadets defeated Titans 2-0 to advance to the finals Saturday. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Air Academy forward Luke Louthan, left, celebrates with midfielder Kelton Hooker after he scored to give the Kadets a 2-0 lead against TCA during the first half of the 4A semifinals Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017, at Legacy Stadium in Aurora, Colo. The Kadets defeated Titans 2-0 to advance to the finals Saturday. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Air Academy defender Andrew Hess, top, battles TCA forward Kennan Roewer for a header during the first half of the 4A semifinals Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017, at Legacy Stadium in Aurora, Colo.  The Kadets defeated Titans 2-0 to advance to the finals Saturday. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Air Academy defender Andrew Hess, top, battles TCA forward Kennan Roewer for a header during the first half of the 4A semifinals Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017, at Legacy Stadium in Aurora, Colo. The Kadets defeated Titans 2-0 to advance to the finals Saturday. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Air Academy midfielder Ryan Self fights off the defense of TCA defender Garrett Troupe during the second half of the 4A semifinals Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017, at Legacy Stadium in Aurora, Colo.  The Kadets defeated Titans 2-0 to advance to the finals Saturday. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Air Academy midfielder Ryan Self fights off the defense of TCA defender Garrett Troupe during the second half of the 4A semifinals Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017, at Legacy Stadium in Aurora, Colo. The Kadets defeated Titans 2-0 to advance to the finals Saturday. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Air Academy forward Thaddaeus Dewing kicks the ball down field against TCA defender Jackson Hoosier during the second half of the 4A semifinals Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017, at Legacy Stadium in Aurora, Colo.  The Kadets defeated Titans 2-0 to advance to the finals Saturday. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Air Academy forward Thaddaeus Dewing kicks the ball down field against TCA defender Jackson Hoosier during the second half of the 4A semifinals Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017, at Legacy Stadium in Aurora, Colo. The Kadets defeated Titans 2-0 to advance to the finals Saturday. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Air Academy forward Luke Louthan moves the ball against TCA defender Caleb Welch during the second half of the 4A semifinals Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017, at Legacy Stadium in Aurora, Colo.  The Kadets defeated Titans 2-0 to advance to the finals Saturday. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Air Academy forward Luke Louthan moves the ball against TCA defender Caleb Welch during the second half of the 4A semifinals Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017, at Legacy Stadium in Aurora, Colo. The Kadets defeated Titans 2-0 to advance to the finals Saturday. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Air Academy forward Luke Louthan shoots past TCA goalkeeper Brock Rowedder to score during the first half of the 4A semifinals Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017, at Legacy Stadium in Aurora, Colo.  The Kadets defeated Titans 2-0 to advance to the finals Saturday. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Air Academy forward Luke Louthan shoots past TCA goalkeeper Brock Rowedder to score during the first half of the 4A semifinals Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017, at Legacy Stadium in Aurora, Colo. The Kadets defeated Titans 2-0 to advance to the finals Saturday. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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TCA forward Kennan Roewer kicks the ball behind Air Academy defender Brayden Jonswold during the first half of the 4A semifinals Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017, at Legacy Stadium in Aurora, Colo.  The Kadets defeated Titans 2-0 to advance to the finals Saturday. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
TCA forward Kennan Roewer kicks the ball behind Air Academy defender Brayden Jonswold during the first half of the 4A semifinals Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017, at Legacy Stadium in Aurora, Colo. The Kadets defeated Titans 2-0 to advance to the finals Saturday. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Air Academy midfielder Jacob Martino fights off the defense of TCA midfielder Jake Slater during the second half of the 4A semifinals Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017, at Legacy Stadium in Aurora, Colo.  The Kadets defeated Titans 2-0 to advance to the finals Saturday. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Air Academy midfielder Jacob Martino fights off the defense of TCA midfielder Jake Slater during the second half of the 4A semifinals Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017, at Legacy Stadium in Aurora, Colo. The Kadets defeated Titans 2-0 to advance to the finals Saturday. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Air Academy midfielder kicks the ball out of the corner against TCA defender Jackson Hoosier during the second half of the 4A semifinals Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017, at Legacy Stadium in Aurora, Colo.  The Kadets defeated Titans 2-0 to advance to the finals Saturday. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Air Academy midfielder kicks the ball out of the corner against TCA defender Jackson Hoosier during the second half of the 4A semifinals Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017, at Legacy Stadium in Aurora, Colo. The Kadets defeated Titans 2-0 to advance to the finals Saturday. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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TCA defender Daniel Borchert, left, and Air Academy forward Kristian Hooker fight for control of the ball during the second half of the 4A semifinals Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017, at Legacy Stadium in Aurora, Colo.  The Kadets defeated Titans 2-0 to advance to the finals Saturday. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
TCA defender Daniel Borchert, left, and Air Academy forward Kristian Hooker fight for control of the ball during the second half of the 4A semifinals Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017, at Legacy Stadium in Aurora, Colo. The Kadets defeated Titans 2-0 to advance to the finals Saturday. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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