Northwest NEWS

December 6, 1999


Avalanche finishes first in soccer league

Avalanche team

   The Northshore Youth Soccer Association Avalanche, a U-12 soccer team, finished first in Division I play following the regular season. In the America's Cup Tournament, the team defeated the Northshore, Lake Washington, Eastside, and Snoqualmie Valley teams, losing in the championship to Mercer Island in a shoot-out to break a 2-2 tie.

   Pictured above, the team members are: (back row, left to right) Karen Jessen, asst. coach, Ryan Wuflestad, Grant Podsakoff, J.P. Simonis, Nick Litz, Taylor Jones, Brent Miller, Brandon Hronis, David Trujillo, Maik Spong, coach; (front row) Kevin Griffing, Jeffrey Zbikowski, Matthew Miller, Raheem Parpia, Jason Dick, Brett Withers, Michael Menenghini.