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Updated: 12/24/2017 05:56:07PM

Indians battle to draw with Mustangs

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PHOTO BY STEPHEN McKAY

Indians’ co-captain Derek Stepina (18) passes the ball behind him during this week's game against Lakewood Ranch.

PHOTO BY STEPHEN McKAY

The Indians’ Aron Smith (left) battles Lakewood Ranch’s Trevor Franko at midfield.

PHOTO BY STEPHEN McKAY

Jonathan Ireland shields himself from two Lakewood Ranch defenders as he gains control of the ball.

PHOTO BY STEPHEN McKAY

Venice goalie Austin Moulton leaps up to swat away a corner kick during the Indians' 1-1 draw against Lakewood Ranch this week at Powell-Davis Stadium.

By STEPHEN McKAY

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As the final week before Christmas break approached, the Venice soccer team prepared itself to play a three-game stretch that had the potential to define the rest of its season.

While injuries and an extended football season kept some key players off the field, Coach Peter Tomich had every reason to consider a 3-3-2 start adequate under the circumstances. But, for a team that last season went to the state final four, “adequate” wouldn’t be acceptable for long under any circumstances.

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