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California Area High School Football Team Pays Tribute To Fallen Soldiers Killed In Afghanistan Attack

By: KDKA-TV News Staff

CALIFORNIA, Pa. (KDKA) -- A local football team held a moment of silence prior to Friday night's game to pay tribute to the soldiers who were recently killed in Afghanistan.

Before Friday's game against Beth-Center, 13 players from California Area High School took the field carrying American flags to honor the 13 military members who were killed in an attack at Kabul's airport.

California HS football Afghanistan tribute
(Photo Credit: Juliann Braddock)

A 13-second moment of silence was held in the stadium as well.

California Area won Friday's game defeating Beth-Center 36-30.

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