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Cloquet U17 soccer girls are state champs

On July 16 the Cloquet U17 girls beat Cambridge/Isanti 4-0 to win the MYSA Summer State Championship at the College of Saint Benedict in St. Joseph. They played four games, opening with a 1-1 tie against Sartell, and then beating Central Minnesota, 11-0, and St. Peter, 2-1, before entering the championship game. Their regular season record was 9-0. The U14 girls went 1-2 on the weekend and the U16 girls team placed third. Pictured in the back row, from left, are Matt Lillie, Adeline Randall, Addison Kozelouzek, Allie Jones, Ellise Boyd, Kennedy Wick, Makayla Stirewalt and Dustin Randall. Middle, from left, are Sarah Turner, Jadynn Pecore, Madi Fredrickson, Clare French, Natalia Hernandez, Kiley Issendorf, Lauren Hughes, BrookeLynn Sell and Bobbie Turner. In the front row are Addison Sandman, Rylee Senich and Makenna Smith.