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Eastside FC girls white team wins region IV championship
The Eastside FC girls white team recently won the regional IV President Cup championships.
Katie Bernardez, Haley Beuthel and Namya Malik, from Mercer Island, are members of the team that won the U.S. Youth Soccer region IV President Cup soccer tournament. The tournament is the top event for teams 13 and under, with the 14 state champions competing at the regional event in Salt Lake City, Utah.
For five days of games, the team beat two of the top California teams in the semifinals and the finals, also beating the state champions from Arizona, Colorado, Nevada and California.
This fall Bernardez will be in eighth grade at Lakeside School, while Beuthel and Malik will be in the eighth grade at Islander Middle School. The team is coached by Tom Turner.