Albert Lean again qualifies for State Elks Soccer Shoot

Published 12:00 am Tuesday, July 22, 2003

For the second year in a row, Albert Lea has a qualifier for the State Elks Soccer Shoot.

Again, it’s Sophie Miller.

Miller, who finished third at the state level a year ago, earned another trip with her first-place finish in the district competition at Rochester. She won the girls’ age 10-11 division.

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Miller was one of five Albert Leans to place at district. The others were Max Miller, second, 8-9 boys; Lindsey Horejsi, second, 7-and-under girls; Carter Dahl, third, 7-and-under boys; and Seth Light, first, 10-11 boys.

The five advanced to district by winning local competition held at the Brookside soccer field.

The top finishers locally, by division:

-Boys’ 7-and-under &045; 1. Carter Dahl; 2. Brett Mulligan; 3. Tim Furland;

-Girls’ 7-and-under &045; 1. Lindsey Horejsi; 2. Sarah Niebuhr; 3. Anna Anderson;

-Boys’ 8-9 &045; 1. Max Miller; 2. Aaron Woitas; 3. Gaige Luna;

-Girls’ 8-9 &045; 1. Emily Miksch;

-Boys’ 10-11 &045; 1. Seth Light; 2. Cameron Hove; 3. Thomas Furland;

-Girls’ 10-11 &045; 1. Sophie Miller; 2. Madi Passingham; 3. Abbey Arends;

-Boys’ 12-13 &045; 1. Matt Tiegs;

-Girls’ 12-13 &045; 1. Jessica Malepsy; 2. Makenzie Boone; 3. Chelsea LeBrun.

Sophie Miller will compete at the state level Aug. 23-24 at Wadena.