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South Tahoe Lava U-10 soccer team wins Cookies Best Tournament

Tribune staff report
The South Tahoe AYSO U-10 Lava boys soccer team won the Cookies Best Tournament in Carson City on Oct. 25. Front row (left to right): Jeremy Muller, Owen Kushlan. Second row (left to right): Matteus Sokulsky, Topher Lily, Nico Wagner, Milo King, Will Rich. Back row: coach Anton Kushlan. Henry Craig and Andrew Craig were unable to attend the tournament.
Courtesy Cyndi Mogus |

CARSON CITY, Nev. — The South Tahoe AYSO U-10 Lava soccer team went to the Cookies Best Tournament and left with a championship. The Lava won the tournament held in Carson City on Oct. 25 in dramatic fashion, prevailing in a shootout to capture the title.

The Lava finished atop their group following a three-game group stage to advance to the championship match. The championship was tied at the end of regulation and overtime, resulting in a shootout — in the shootout, South Tahoe won 3-1 with three tremendous saves from goalkeeper Matteus Sokulsky.

Sokulsky and teammate Nico Wagner were chosen to represent South Tahoe on the U-10 boys all-star team at this weekend’s Regional All-Star Tournament in Carson City. The all-stars will play teams from Bishop, Carson City and Incline.


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