Surf Girls U9 team wins Thanksgiving tourney


The Surf Girls U9 San Diego Surf Academy Select team recently completed a fantastic soccer weekend, winning the Surf Thanksgiving Tournament for their age group. After a heartbreaking first-game loss, the girls fought back hard, winning their next four games to gain a place in the finals. The girls went on to beat Legends 2-1 in a nail-biting final showdown, demonstrating incredible stamina and strength throughout the last seconds of play. Congratulations to Surf GU9 and Coach Luke Sanford! Pictured, back row (L-R): Coach Sanford, Grace Thao, Eva Thomsen-Marr, Mia Vassilovski, Alexis McCorkle, Lily Gano, Anya Van Den Einde. Front row: Cybiehl Padre, Ellie Carroll, Caroline Dysart, Elly Van Den Einde, Nadira Haddach, Kira Carney.