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Shelbyville soccer season ends with 6-0 loss to East Central at New Palestine Sectional

Shelbyville’s girls soccer program’s season came to an end Thursday at the New Palestine Sectional.

Class 3A, No. 18 East Central scored three times in each half and shut down Shelbyville’s offense to secure a 6-0 semifinal round win at Sectional 12.

The Trojans improved to 14-3-1 this season and will face either 3A No. 20 Mt. Vernon (10-5) or New Palestine (10-5-1) in Saturday’s championship game at 2 p.m.

Shelbyville finished the season with a 13-4 record. After winning their first two contests of the season, the Golden Bears were defeated by Mt. Vernon (3-0).

The Golden Bears then ran off nine straight victories before a 3-1 loss to New Palestine on Sept. 26.

Shelbyville’s only other loss this season came to Greenwood.

The program will graduate four seniors – career scoring leader Evelyn Kiefer, Brooke Byers, Emma Sandman and Hailey Pogue.