Mighty Blue Thunder
The Mid-America American Youth Soccer tournament was held June 1-3 in North Platte.
The Mighty Blue Thunder competed in the the boys division, ages 12 and under. The Thunder had a winning regular season in the AYSO league, with 8 wins and 0 losses.
On Saturday in they tournament, they proved to be a strong team with shutout victories 4-0 and 12-0, and on Sunday they earned first place in the district championship game against Colby, Kan., where they dominated in another shutout, 5-0.
Mighty Blue Thunder is coached by Jeff Dike and Laurel Perkins and the players are: #2Elliott Purdy, #3Tanner Ruda, #4Jacob Melchert, #5Max Hayes, #6Bryce Lee, #7Elias Alves, #8Dylan Younghans, #9Jareb Huerta, #10Ethan Munson, #11Jonathan Perkins, #12Jaden Dike, #13Jacob Gosnell, #14Jaydn Brown.