Pictured are, from left, front row, Nicole Acker, Katrina Proudfoot, Olivia Swanson, Hannah Wilhelm, Sarah Kirschner, Caitlyn Dafler; middle row, coach Tom Chase, Josephine Owens, Megan Inman, Sam Inman, Kyley Hayes, Gretchen Chase, Kaitlyn Gate, Erin Parsons, coach Mike Kirschner; back row, Ali Barry. Not pictured: coach Lonn Inman, Avery Dahline, Megan Ayers, Katelyn Stewart and Jane Huestis.
The North Benders 13-and-younger girls soccer team won their division at the 2009 Issaquah Kickoff Soccer Tournament held Aug. 21 to 23. The girls won the championship game 1-0 on a goal by Gretchen Chase. Sarah Kirschner and Hannah Wilhelm provided the shut-out goaltending. All hailing from the Valley, most players are about to enter the seventh grade at Twin Falls Middle School.