Brainerd Blast 12U celebrate first place. (Team members back row left to right: Gemma Dickinson, Grace Fredrickson, Ellen Germundson, Azli Pulak, Annika Dalzell, Sofia Mendoza, Addisyn Constance, Head Coach Grant Gmeinder. Front row Left to Right: Claire Lust, Macy Castle, Anabelle Holcomb-Smith, Macayla Green, Kristin Musasizi) Submitted Photo.
The Brainerd Blast Girls 12U soccer team won the championship in the Lake Superior Open soccer tournament in Duluth June 25-27.
The girls won their first game 4-1 Friday, June 25, followed by two wins Saturday 3-1 and 5-3.
On Sunday, June 27, the Blast won the championship game 4-0 against Duluth East Select Soccer to win the tournament.