CIA coed soccer places 5th at Borealis tourney

The Cook Inlet Academy coed soccer team dropped their final match of the Borealis Conference tournament in Palmer on Saturday.

The Eagles lost 2-0 to Tri-Valley to end up placing fifth in the tournament, which also serves as the state tournament for coed soccer in Alaska in the fall. The Academy ends the year with a record of 6-7-1.

In the final of the tournament, Susitna Valley defeated Delta 2-1 for the championship. Su Valley also had defeated CIA 2-1 in the semifinals.

For CIA, Landon Vyhmeister, Lucas Cragg, Linnaea Dohse and Jamie Hyatt made the conference all-academic team with grade-point averages of plus-4.0. Dohse and Isaac Johnson also were selected to the all-tournament team. The Academy also earned the sportsmanship trophy, and coach Kenny Leaf was named the conference’s coach of the year.

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