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WAC soccer champions beat Panthers
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Great Bend playmaker Jaime Arellanes (10) dribbles in the midfield and builds up an attack against Hays High Tuesday night at Memorial Stadium. - photo by Hugo Gonzalez

DODGE CITY — Reigning Western Athletic Conference Player of the Year Alan Lopez converted three goals and Erik Martinez scored twice as the Red Demons stayed unbeaten with a 9-0 victory over Great Bend. The Panthers (5-7, 3-4 WAC) plays at Liberal Oct. 19 and at McPherson Oct. 22. Salina South (5-7-1), Salina Central (4-5-1) and Hays High (3-9) will compete in the Panthers' soccer regional.

The Red Demons (12-0, 7-0 WAC) dominated to lead 6-0 at halftime. Dodge City has won five of the past six WAC titles.

Great Bend 0 0 — 0

Dodge City 6 3 — 9

FIRST HALF—DC—Erik Martinez; DC—Josue Holguin; DC—Alan Lopez; DC—Alan Lopez; DC—Daniel Buenda; DC—Aron Martinez

SECOND HALF—DC—Erik Martinez; DC—Alan Lopez; DC—Sebastian Marquez