LAKE COUNTY, Calif. – The Middletown She Devils traveled to Fort Bragg for the annual two-day Division 3 Mendo Coast Soccer Spookfest tournament on Saturday, Oct. 25, and Sunday, Oct. 26, and brought back the U12 Girls Championship.
The team was able to overcome the rain, wind, and four tough teams in qualifying matches versus Lincoln, Corte Madera, Santa Rosa and Vacaville.
The She Devils' defense shined, allowing only one goal through four matches.
They met Vacaville Xtreme in the finals on Sunday afternoon and played an exciting match that ended regulation time tied at two goals apiece.
The championship was determined by a penalty kick shootout that had everyone on the edge of their seats.
The She Devils were able to prevail 4 to 3, winning it on the last shot, and giving them their first tournament title.
The She Devil players carried their goalie off of the field as the crowd cheered.
The She Devils are looking forward to competing together for years to come against teams from all over Northern California.
The team consists of players from Cobb, Hidden Valley and Middletown.
The She Devils are Brianna Alves, Leslie Chairez, Maddie Ferguson, Autumn Fischer, Aubre Graham, Georgia Guerrero, Olivia Kucer, Sophie Kucer, Ava Laurence, Paige Manners-Astley, Maite Orpustan, Adrienne Pena, Jessica Pollack, Kadence Stewart, Alyssa Terry, and Jada Totten.
The team is coached by Lamont and Tracey Kucer.