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Stars Smith wins Best of the Midwest

By mn Stars, 08/03/10, 6:55AM CDT


Stars !4U team wins last Tournament of the year

Minnesota Stars 14U, coached by Mark Smith, won the yellow division at the Best of the Midwest Jam Tournament in Schaumburg, IL. They also won the consolation championship of the Red Bracket at the Music City Madness Tournament in Nashville, TN. The team went on an impressive 10-1 run during the last week of games, finishing off the season strongly, including a decisive victory during an exhibition match with the All Michigan 16u team. Earlier in July they won the blue division of the Adidas Mid-America Classic, playing against all 15u teams. They also played up a grade level at the Sophomore Super Showcase in Orlando, FL, again playing up against elite quality 15u teams and qualifying in pool play for the top bracket. Overall, the team went 25-8