This weekend the Thunderbird Spirit U15 girls soccer team became the first Vacaville United Soccer Club girls team to advance to the final four of the California Youth Soccer Association Cup. The Spirit made it to the final eight by defeating the Petaluma Ambush 4-3 in overtime with two goals from Haylee Pedro and one each from Makayla Modin and Megan Frizzie. Mia Horn and Avery McCollum added assists. Lala Zabat, Colleen Turpen, Amit Dhillon, Lauren Hesterman and Haley St. George controlled the middle of the field for the Spirit and helped secure the victory. The Spirit advanced to the final four with a 2-1 victory over the U16 Pleasanton Rage. Haylee Pedro headed in a goal off of a Rebecca Lehman corner kick and Joanna Chenaille scored the winning goal with an assist from Haylee Pedro. The Spirit defense frustrated the Rage with outstanding play from Sarah Case, Alaina Casazza, and goalkeeper Madison Kelly. The Spirit goes for the championship as the tournament wraps up this weekend in Elk Grove.
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