Posted on 03 December 2013.
Carolina Rapids’ state champion 1997 and 1996 age group teams. See full photos below.
Two girls teams with the Carolina Rapids soccer club won their divisions in the US Youth State Cup on Nov. 17, 2013.
Neither team allowed a goal during the tournament, according to Carolina Rapids officials. The two teams now go on to represent North Carolina at regional championships in Baton Rouge, LA, next summer.
The Carolina Rapids soccer club (carolinarapids.org/) is a Lake Norman area nonprofit organization that offers recreational and competitive soccer programs for youth and adults. Founded as North Meck Soccer Club in 1987, the club earlier this year announced an affiliation with Major League Soccer’s Colorado Rapids.
96s CAROINA RAPIDS GIRLS BURGUNDY
Front, from left: Rachel Quest, Rebecca Kuzmanovich. Second row, from left, Madeline Iknayan, Emmily Cowie, Bailey Jones, Erin Iknayan, Jenny Lux, Sara Eve, Mallory Hopkins, Julia Johnson. Third row, from left, Coach Neil Roberts, Tatum Auvil, Tori Jackson, Molly Leikher, Jillian Robson, Emma Cangalosi, Coach Emily McMillan.
97s CAROLINA RAPIDS GIRLS BURGUNDY
Front row, from left, Rachel Coutinho, Becca Coutinho, Grason Caneron, Hannah Fuller, Madison Rock, Bri Robertson, Maddie Smeja, Bailey Howell. Second row, from left, Brooke Freeman, Lauren Dokell, Julia Grandia, Alex Denbg, Riley Orr, Meghan Quinn, Kourtney Gaylord, Logan Sandate. Third row, Coach Bobby Rosario.