The Little Apple Soccer Club’s Synergy 11-and-under girls’ team went 5-1 this past weekend to win the Little Apple Spring Kick Off Tournament in Manhattan.
The Synergy were 3-1 in pool play, defeating the LSSA Academy Outlaws 5-0, the Maryville Twisters 7-0, the Topeka United 5-0 and losing to the Salina Sting 2-0.
In the semifinals, the Synergy defeated the KC Fusion Academy Ricker 3-2 in a game that ended tied 1-1 in overtime and was decided by sudden death penalty kicks.
In the finals, the Synergy defeated the Hays Spirit 2-1.
The team members include Wendy Gao, Alayna Girard, Samantha Grynkiewicz, Elizabeth Hohn, Ainslie Markle, Ayden Saunders, Kira Schartz, Avery Smith, Jordan Stegeman, Anya Wesely and Riley Williamson. The Synergy coaches are Steven Coates and Ricky Wiseman.