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Had Edward not gone so far afield in pursuit of the Londoners, the victory might easily have been on the side of the royalists early in the day, but by thus eliminating his division after defeating a part of De Montfort's army, it was as though neither of these two forces had been engaged.
Anne no longer wished to win for the sake of defeating Gilbert; rather, for the proud consciousness of a well-won victory over a worthy foeman.
Fyne saw the brusque half turn of the fellow's body as one avoids an importunate contact, defeating her attempt rudely.
Had Toog been of her own tribe, Teeka might as readily have yielded to him as to Taug when her mating time arrived; but now she was Taug's and no other male could claim her without first defeating Taug in personal combat.
Leonardo Mayer started the first round by defeating his Serbian competitor with 4-6, 2-6, 1-6.
Beacon will be their opponents in the final after they surprised a couple of teams, defeating St Mary's A 5-2 before a shock win over Red Lion, with Beacon captain Alby Richardson man-of-thematch in both games.
Rhiwbina secured their second win of the season defeating Canton 2-1 and Lisvane Black beat Pentyrch 4-2.
The Mariners' form on Teesside has been good in the last couple of years and after defeating Guisborough they shared the spoils last season.
Santa Barbara had two teams advance, with Kristen Franz and Hanna Grokenberger defeating Rio Mesa of Oxnard freshmen Sonia Landeros and Sarah Zook 6-1, 6-0, and Brooke Robertson and Kristin Teufel outlasting Harvard-Westlake of Studio City's Lauren Moy and Caroline Richman 7-5, 4-6, 10-6 in a battle of teams that reached the round of 16 last season.
In the under-15 A division all top three teams recorded victories; Cardiff Corries defeating Pentyrch 7-1, Thornhill defeating Heath park Rangers 6-0 and Lisvane beat Rumney 3-2.
The Canyon High of Canyon Country girls' soccer team continued its Foothill League dynasty Thursday by defeating visiting Valencia 1-0 to win its fourth consecutive title.
Burbank doubles up: Natalie Rafaelian and Lucy Youchkovets won the first all-Burbank doubles final in more than a decade by defeating Diane Grair and Summer Zapata 6-4, 6-0 at the Burbank Tennis Center.