The Pirates of the Week are Sydney Anderson, Ben Andringa, Reese Swanson and Hannah Street.
Sydney Anderson - Sr. MB/RS
Head Coach Ashley Stopa says, “Sydney is a senior who has brought energy and communication to the team. She has been working very hard and is a leader on the court. Her excitement is a huge asset on our court that keeps our team moving and working together.”
Ben Andringa - Jr. GK/MF
Head Coach Don Cox says, “This is his first year out and he wants to play keeper, so with only eight days training, he took the net for us against Jamestown and did a great job. He faced his first PK shot, his first free kick from outside the box, took his first foul by an opponent and kept his focus, attitude and effort right where they needed to be – on the team’s mission. For his first effort, he performed like he’d been doing this for years and the guys really appreciated his efforts especially in the second half while they mounted their unreal come-from-behind offense to draw to within one goal going for a tie. We lost, but the boys played well and Ben held tight to the ball all the way.”
Reese Swanson - 7th Grade D
Head Coach Sarah Reese says, “Reese had a rock solid start to the season. In our first away game at Fergus Falls Hillcrest, she played outside defense. Swanson is a natural with field smarts, ran angles well and was aggressive with timely ball pressure. She certainly made her presence known on the field. Swanson’s hard work ethic was appreciated at practices and the game.”
Hannah Street - Sr.
Head Coach Mike Geffre says, “Hannah is a senior who came into her own last year at the section tournament. Hannah has worked hard to improve her game in both stroke and conditioning. She can play both singles and doubles and will be an important part of our team this year.”
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