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March 14, 2017 > American High goalie going to All-Star Game

American High goalie going to All-Star Game

Submitted By Pat Mapelli

Abigail Burnell, Senior at American High School, was one of three players from the Mission Valley Athletic League to be selected for the first North Coast Section (NCS) All-Star Game. Twenty-six players representing NCS North and twenty-six players representing NCS South battled it out Friday, March 3rd at Ygnacio Valley High School. Abigail was one of two goalkeepers selected to represent the South at Friday nightÕs game.

Abigail, who goes by Abby, played twenty minutes of each half and had five great saves, allowing two goals (one on a penalty kick). The North ended up scoring two late goals in the game defeating the South 4 Ð 2. When asked what it was like to play in the NCS All-Star Game, Abby responded, ÒIt was a great experience and I am proud to have been part of it.Ó

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