The North Platte United Galaxy, 2014
The North Platte United Galaxy, age 14 and under, girls soccer team competed in the Steamboat Springs, Colo. invitational tournament July 18-20.The Galaxy started the tournament Friday evening with a 4-3 win over Storm Academy FC. In a Saturday morning match, they defeated the Steamboat Soccer Club, 5-0. That victory earned them a slot in the semi-finals Saturday afternoon where they shut out the Colorado Rush, 6-0.
On Sunday morning they faced the Skyline Select team and earned a hard fought 1-0 win to bring home the championship trophy.
The girls completed a successful season, winning the Nebraska State Spring League, finishing second in the Lincoln Cup, and earning three first place finishes in the Kearney, Stenger and Steamboat Springs, Colo. tournaments.
Pictured, front row: Kyilee Elsten. Second row: Skylar Fisher, McKayla Moore, Abri Chontos, Ava Wilson, MacKenzie BeLicki and Brooklynn Childears. Third row: Ashley Fales, Lauren Vieyra, Abbie Hedgecock, Leslie Borges, Sami Mauch and Katie Hansen. Back row: Coaches Brad Borges and Jeff Hedgecock. Not pictured: Taylor Chitwood, Hallie Malsbury and Coach Dan Elsten.