Mercer Island United boys win Snohomish tournament | Sports brief

The Mercer Island United boys U16 team won the Snohomish Big Foot tournament in mid-August. - Contributed photo
The Mercer Island United boys U16 team won the Snohomish Big Foot tournament in mid-August.
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Defending Washington State Challenge Cup Champions, the Mercer Island United 16U boys team, began the new season with a trip to the Snohomish Big Foot tournament held Aug. 15-19.

After beating FC Edmonds 1-0 in the semifinal the United faced off with WP Fury, a team well known to the United players. After the first half the team from Mercer Island was up 1-0, and had several early chance in the beginning of the second half, but couldn't find a way to add a second goal. Despite strong offensive advances by the Fury, United goalie Evan Condon held them off, giving United the 1-0 win.

United will play in the Washington State RCL Division 2 league this fall, the first time a select team from Mercer Island has been invited to play in the second highest league in the state.

The team includes: Dominic Giampapa, Peter Battisti, Jeremy Moss, Derek Sims, Michael Krebs, Sebastian Faucher, Kisho Armitage, Stuart Toda, Nathan Rosenstein, Cameron Coe, Nathan Gallatin, Scott Montague, Evan Condon, Jack Counihan, Brett Bottomley and Steven Woolston. The MI United are coached by Tom Montague and Richard Counihan.


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