FLINT – The girls’ high school soccer tournament kicks off Tuesday in Michigan and several teams from the Flint area could do well.
The district tournament runs until June 5, the regional games from June 8 to 12, the semi-finals from June 15 to 16, and the state championship games from June 18 to 19.
Here are some players in alphabetical order.
Grace Cameron, Powers Catholic
Cameron is just a freshman and one of the top defenders on a team that has conceded a goal six times and scored three shutouts in 14 games.
Haley Ferguson, Davison
Ferguson helped Davison set a 10-6-3 record and a runner-up in the Saginaw Valley League. Her highlights include a four-goal game in an 8-0 win over Bay City Central and a hat-trick in a 9-3 win over Bay City Western.
Ashtyn Gocha, Linden
The Eagles goalkeeper has been hard to beat this season. With just three goals, Linden was able to set a 14: 0: 1 record. She gave one goal apiece to Clio, Powers Catholic, and Lake Fenton. Surprisingly, she was only named to the second team All-Metro League.
Julia Hameline, flushing
Hameln was appointed to the first team of the All-Metro League. As a junior, she helped the Raiders to second place in the Flint Metro League with a 10-1 record.
Makayla Hart, Goodrich
Hart’s highlights include a 3-0 win over Fenton, another hat trick in a 6-0 win over Holly and three more goals in a 10-0 win over Corunna. The Martians have an 8-6-1 record.
Molly James, Linden
James is a center-back for the Eagles but, at eight, has scored as many goals as some strikers on other teams. She also has six assists for a 14-0-1 team.
Allison Maienbrook, Linden
The freshman center defender was responsible for eliminating opposing strikers. She has two goals and three assists for the Eagles (14-0-1).
Marisa Metzger, Grand Blanc
The senior center-back, who signed with Purdue-Fort Wayne, started every sophomore game for the Bobcats and was named to the first team of the All-Saginaw Valley League. This season she helped Grand Blanc to a 13-2-3 record and the SVL championship.
Bella Reitano, Lake Fenton
Reitano was named to the All-Metro League first team after helping the Blue Devils to third place with a 9-2 record. Her highlights include a hat trick and assist in a 6-1 win over Brandon.
Maryn Rettenmund, Linden
The second striker has 19 goals and 12 assists in 15 games this season. It was the first-team All-Metro League.
Kendall Scribner, Holly
Scribner has signed up to play for Indiana Tech next season. Their highlights include two goals and two assists in a 5-1 win over Brandon, three goals and one assist in an 8-0 win over Corunna and two goals in a 6-0 win over Owosso.
Sarah Strauss, Swartz Creek
As a junior defender, Strauss has set up teammates with 15 assists and three goals in 14 games for the 5-5-4 Dragons this season.
Brooklyn Thuma, Flushing
Thuma is one of the top players on a flushing team that has set a 14-3-1 record this season. Her highlights include two goals in a 3-2 win over Ortonville Brandon. You made the All-Metro first team.
Natalie Vance, Powers Catholic
The versatile runner-up is a defender, midfielder and Chargers striker. She has eight goals and three assists in 14 games this season.
Lauren Wilson, Grand Blanc
Wilson has been one of the most consistent goalscorers for the SVL champions. Their highlights include two goals and one assist in a 7-0 win over Saginaw Heritage, one goal and one assist in a 4-0 win over Lapeer, and the Bobcats’ only goal in a 1-1 draw with Powers Catholic .
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