The Albert Lea U11 girls’ soccer team won the Minnesota state championship with a 3-0 win July 26 over previously unbeaten Eden Prairie at Shakopee. Albert Lea finished the season with a 16-0-1 record. At the state tournament, the team went 3-0. In the first round on July 20, Albert Lea defeated Mississippi Valley 5-2. Albert Lea advanced to the title game with a 7-0 win over Big Lake on July 24. Front row from left are Anna Pleimling, Hannah Conn, Sadie Neist, Alli Dulitz, Abigail Chalmers and Laura Flaherty. Middle row from left are Jacy Rosas, Mikayla Hillman, Grace Nelson, Lucy Sherman and Dominica Eckstrom. Back row from left are coach Stephanie Schneider, Jaeda Koziolek, Ally Rasmussen, Delani Hernandez, Maddie Schneider and coach John Schneider. — Provided
The Albert Lea U11 girls’ soccer team won the Minnesota state championship with a 3-0 win July 26 over previously unbeaten Eden Prairie at Shakopee. Albert Lea finished the season with a 16-0-1 record. At the state tournament, the team went 3-0. In the first round on July 20, Albert Lea defeated Mississippi Valley 5-2. Albert Lea advanced to the title game with a 7-0 win over Big Lake on July 24. Front row from left are Anna Pleimling, Hannah Conn, Sadie Neist, Alli Dulitz, Abigail Chalmers and Laura Flaherty. Middle row from left are Jacy Rosas, Mikayla Hillman, Grace Nelson, Lucy Sherman and Dominica Eckstrom. Back row from left are coach Stephanie Schneider, Jaeda Koziolek, Ally Rasmussen, Delani Hernandez, Maddie Schneider and coach John Schneider. — Provided

Albert Lea U11 girls’ soccer team wins state title

Published 3:18pm Saturday, August 2, 2014