FC Pride advances to nationals


The FC Pride U14 Elite girls soccer team recently finished second in the U.S. Youth Soccer National League in Las Vegas. With the runner-up finish, FC Pride secured a place in the US Youth National Championship Series, July 20 to 26, in Tulsa, Okla. Coached by Matt Blackbourne, FC Pride includes Greenfield-Central’s Lucy Brand, second row, third from left, Mt. Vernon’s Cleo Mills, second row, fourth from left, and Mt. Vernon’s Lexi Hardie, front row, far right.