Sophomore Abigail Irwin is one of two players vying for Kubasaki's girls soccer team's goalkeeping job. DAVE ORNAUER/STARS AND STRIPES
Sophomore Abigail Irwin is one of two players vying for Kubasaki's girls soccer team's goalkeeping job. DAVE ORNAUER/STARS AND STRIPES

Girls Soccer: Stars return for several teams with high hopes

by Dave Ornauer
Stars and Stripes

A slew of Pacific girls soccer stars are back for encore performances and appear primed to lead their teams to prominence.

Headlining that scoring pack are the reigning Most Valuable Players of their respective Far East tournaments, Caleigh Garcia of Far East Division II champion Yokota, and Ava Vander Louw of Division I champion American School In Japan.

Garcia had 41 goals and 18 assists and Vander Louw 21 goals. Also back on scene are Zama’s Kayesha McNeill (42 goals), Nile C. Kinnick’s Maggie Donnelly (44) and Ella Eisenhardt (36) and Matthew C. Perry’s Micayla Feltner (37), among others capable of such fireworks.

“I got really lucky,” Red Devils coach Nico Hindie said of keeping Donnelly, a sophomore, and senior Eisenhardt from the team that placed second to ASIJ in D-I.

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