Six local girls selected to compete in All-Star games
Published 4:07 pm Saturday, June 5, 2004
Niles' Amy Anton, Sarah Barth and Elle Glueckert and Buchanan's Brittany Harrington, Rachelle Weldy and Lindsay Xavier have been selected to participate in the soccer portion of Sports Fest 2004.
Those six will join other southwest Michigan soccer players to take on three teams from Indiana in Sports Fest, an area all-star event which will be held June 22-24 at Bethel College in Mishawaka, Ind. All teams were chosen by a coaches' vote.
Opening ceremonies for Sports Fest will be held June 20 at Coveleski Stadium in South Bend, Ind.
The Michigan All-Stars will face the Indiana Metro All-Stars on Tuesday, June 22. The other semifinal will feature Indiana East All-Stars against the Indiana West All-Stars. The championship game will be Thursday, June 24, at 6 p.m. There will be no consolation game.
Joining Anton, Barth, Glueckert, Harrington, Weldy and Xavier on the Michigan All-Stars roster will be Liz Marschke, Becky Sykora, Amy Pater and Ashley Doyle of St. Joseph, Shanyn Leonard and Jennifer Plotter of Bridgman, Ashley Caldwell and Maria Hernandez of Dowagiac, Dani Thurlow of Lake Michigan Catholic and Meghan Sweeney of Edwardsburg. Mike Williams of Dowagiac will coach the Michigan All-Stars.
The Fun Fest will also include all-star games in boys basketball, girls basketball, volleyball, boys soccer, softball and baseball.
The all-star teams for boys and girls basketball and boys soccer were announced earlier and the teams for the other sports have yet to be announced.