April 8, 2002
Shootout ends Mercury run
A last minute goal propelled the championship game into overtime during the Fred Meyer Washington State Youth Soccer Commissioners' Cup in Bellingham.
After two overtimes, it took a tension-filled shootout for the FC Vancouver Freedom to break the 1-1 deadlock and edge the LWYSA Mercury for the U-11 girls title.
The 10-year old girls are from Bellevue, Bothell, Duvall, Redmond, Sammamish and Woodinville.
Team members are Katie Woodman, Heather Thomas, Diana Pollock, Shelby Hilsen, Lauren Nagamine, Sarah Minaker, Emma Levy, Jillian Jaccard, Christen Heye, Christa Gleason, MacKenzie Garrett, Megan Foley, Emily Erickson, Ashley Dunn, Arielle Dorman and Claire Boyer.