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MIFC United U15 team wins Challenge Cup | Sports brief

The Mercer Island FC United U15 boys team recently won the Washington State Challenge Cup, the first select Island team to do so.  - Contributed photo
The Mercer Island FC United U15 boys team recently won the Washington State Challenge Cup, the first select Island team to do so.
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The Mercer Island FC United U15 boys soccer team recently won the Washington state Challenge Cup, finishing a perfect season.

The team had a 21-0 record this season, winning the fall state league and the cup. It’s the first time a select team from Mercer Island has won the State Challenge Cup and will play during the President’s Cup in Colorado in June.

The United won the cup after beating the Wenatchee Fire premier team in a 2-1 game. In the semifinals match against Habor Premier FC, the Island team won 3-2, after an early 3-0 lead.

During the tournament, the MI United played seven games, scored 19 goals and allowed six.

The team includes: Steven Woolston, Stuart Toda, Nathan Gallatin, Jeremy Moss, Derek Sims, Eric Westergard, Peter Battisti, Cameron Coe, Scott Montague, Michael Drucker, Brett Bottomley, Kisho Fukoku-Armitage, Evan Condon, Jack Counihan, Michael Krebs and Nathan Rosenstein. The team is coached by Tom Montague and Richard Counihan, and trained by Zeke Halilovic.

 

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