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Minnesota Aurora advance to USL W League championship game

Aurora will play the winner of Greenville Liberty-South Georgia Tormenta. The USL W League championship game is July 23.

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ST. PAUL -- Minnesota Aurora’s debut season has yet to come down to Earth.

The amateur women’s soccer club named after the atmospheric aurora borealis advanced to the USL W League championship game with a 1-0 semifinal win over McLean (Va.) Soccer at TCO Stadium in Eagan on Sunday.

Morgan Turner, a Maple Grove native, scored the winning goal in the 50th minute. Her left-footed strike from distance was her club-leading eighth goal of the season.

Aurora will play the winner of Greenville Liberty-South Georgia Tormenta; they play at 6 p.m. Sunday. The USL W League championship game is July 23.

Aurora, unbeaten in 12 regular-season games, topped Indy Eleven 2-1 in the quarterfinals on Wednesday. Turner has come off the bench to score in the last two playoff games.

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