Capture Petoskey Tournament Championship
took first place honors in the Under 16 girls division
at the 24th Annual Petoskey Soccer Tournament over
the June 17-18 weekend. In its first match, the team
defeated the Gaylord Fire 8-0. Goals were scored by
Becca Madison (Charlevoix), Emily Carefoot (TC Central),
Kelly Korbel (TC Central), Becca Sage (TC West), Alyssa
Harrold (Petoskey), Katie Fought (Petoskey)and Emma
Berger (TC Central) (2). In the 90+ degree heat in
the afternoon NorthStar defeated Clarkston Shadows90
2-0 with second half goals by Kelsey Fagen (TC West)
and Emma Berger.
On Sunday, NorthStar bested the Petoskey Breakers
4-1. First half goals were tallied by Alyssa Harrold,
Kelsey Fagen and Becca Madison. Madison also scored
in the second half. In the championship match, most
of which was played during a downpour, NorthStar met
up again with Clarkson. Goals scored by Becca Sage
(2), Emily Carefoot and Katie Fought led the northern
Michigan girls to the 4-1 victory. The weekends’
goal tending duties were shared by Charlotte Stowe
(Suttons Bay) and Emily Entz (TC West). Strong defensive
play from Lana Gentry (TC Central), Brittany O’Brien
(TC Central) and Kelly Spencer (Petoskey) held total
scoring against NorthStar to 2 goals for the tournamet.
Midfielder Maggie Rogers (TC Central) created opportunities
for the attack which was joined by the strong play
of Emily Hubbell (Glen Lake).
NorthStar90 next heads to London, England and Copenhagen,
Denmark to play international friendly matches against
top club teams. Between those games the team will
play in the Gothia Cup in Sweden. NorthStar90 is part
of the NorthStar Soccer Club which is a division of
Traverse Bay Area Youth Soccer.
Advances to Quarter Finals of 2006 MSYSA State Cup
clinched the second of two wild card spots to advance
to the State Cup Quarter Finals for the first time
in two attempts. They will continue their
quest for State Cup glory with a match against the
top seeded and defending Champions Gators 90 Orange
on October 1 at 10:00 am at Saginaw Soccer Club
complex in Saginaw Michigan.
advanced from the preliminaries on 6 points with
a +3 goals for/goals against differential.
This resulted from a 1-0 win over Premier Division
1 West Michigan Fire - avenging a 3-0 loss from
Fall 2004 league play -, and a 5-2 win over WAZA
- after being down 1-2 at the half. The preliminay
round started for NorthStar90 with a 0-1 loss to
Vardar on a penalty kick.
Capture Global Tournament Championship.
won the U16 Gold Division of the Global Soccer Tournament
held on the campus of Oakland University September
10th and 11th. The team duplicated its championship
result from the 2004 tournament.