Back-to-back titles for soccer local team

The Mount Rainier Football Club’s G99 Blue soccer team captured tournament championships on two consecutive weekends. Team members are largely from the Plateau – Enumclaw, Bonney Lake and Buckley – with others hailing from Auburn, Renton and Kent.

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The Mount Rainier Football Club’s G99 Blue soccer team captured tournament championships on two consecutive weekends.

Team members are largely from the Plateau – Enumclaw, Bonney Lake and Buckley – with others hailing from Auburn, Renton and Kent.

First came a title performance in the Skagit Super Cup girls U16 Gold Division. The tourney took place Aug. 14-16 at Skagit River Park in Burlington, Wash. The local squad went undefeated to win the division, beating Highline Premier FC 2-1 then defeating Thurston County United 2-0.

A third game resulted in a 4-0 shutout of Wenatchee FC, setting the stage for a 3-2 win over Northwest United in the championship tilt.

The following weekend brought a championship in the Directors Mortgage Summer Slam, staged the weekend of Aug. 21-23 in Vancouver, Wash.

The MRFC squad competed in a division with teams ranging from U15 to U18. The girls opened with three straight shutouts and the title brought a 2-1 victory over a U18 club from Burnaby, British Columbia.

 

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