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Local TYSA Teams Compete In Autumn Blast At Hickory

 

November 20, 2017

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Pictured above are players of the TYSA Fighting White Squirrels team that took first place at the Autumn Blast tournament. The players are Brady Anderson, Elijah Bahnson, Matthew Blomquist, David Bohn, Steven Bohn, Connor Fennessy, Jack Friedman, Wayne Hellrigel, Kevin Jacques, Brady Odell, Lennox Reilly, Jeremiah Shanor, Logan Stubbs and Noah Winkler. Coaches are Gordon Murray and Sara Stubbs. The team manager is Elizabeth Bahnson.

The Transylvania Youth Soccer Association (TYSA) finished up their fall season the last Saturday in November, but soccer for 27 young players in the county didn't stop with their last game.

TYSA sent two teams to the Autumn Blast soccer tournament in Hickory Nov. 11-12.

This is the first time in TYSA's history that it has sent a team to a tournament outside of the county to compete and it speaks to the growing local popularity of the sport of soccer.

Richard Coadwell, the coach of the U10 team, Pisgah United Football Club said, "This really speaks to the amount of young talent curr...



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