Photo courtesy of Freddie Marsh
Bryant United '94 Girls, aka Bryant Blitz, won the Under 18 Girls[more] First Division this weekend at a tournament held at Burns Park Soccer Complex.
Members of the team are, front from left, Kara Taylor, Callie Schalk, Lauren Reed, Katie Moore, London Abernathy, Lexie Balisterri, Emily Pierce, Taylor Bryant; second row, Coach Julie Long, Kaitlyn Gaiser, Rori Whittaker, Taylor Matthews, Libby Lyon, Maddie Brooks, Kristin Tipten, Maggie Hart, Bailey Gartrell, Shelby Gartrell, goalkeeper Kaitlyn Miller; not pictured, Lyndsay Brazil.
Bryant defeated the Little Rock Futbol Club '94 girls, 2-1, in double overtime on a one vs. one goal by Balisterri just before time expired in the second overtime period.
The team tied the Bluebirds Blue team 1-1, defeated Shreveport Elite 3-0, and beat LRFC 3-1, and then again 2-1 in the finals.