Dakota Breeze soccer team wins indoor championship The Dakota Breeze Extreme girls soccer team from Vermillion won the 1999 Sioux City Indoor Soccer Marathon last weekend in Sioux City. Extreme won all four of its bracket games over U16 and U18 girls teams to take the top honor. Outstanding tactical play allowed Extreme to surge past the other teams with victories of 4-1, 2-1, 2-0, and 3-0. Extreme put 11 shots in the net against two of their opponents behind great defensive play from keeper Kathleen Redlin and defenders Tara Job, Michelle Wells and Nicole Koch.
Top scorer for Extreme was Brooke Niles. Goals were also scored by Mandy Wincker, Kaylie Heesch, Brittany Sand, Maya Ristic, Megan Griffith and Carly Bernard.
Members of the Dakota Breeze Extreme Soccer team are Carly Bernard, Kaylie Heesch, Brittany Sand, Michelle Wells, Maya Ristic, Anna Shook, Brooke Niles, Brittney Gilkyson, Kristen Kitto, Megan Griffith, Mandy Winckler, Jenna Gilkyson, Tara Job, Nicole Koch and Kathleen Redlin. Rostered team members not present were Dru VanKley, Ashley Cleveland and Lauren Cranston. Coaches for Dakota Breeze Extreme are Chuck Cranston and Zoran Ristic.
The Dakota Breeze Soccer Club of Vermillion participated for the second year in the Sioux City Indoor League with two teams, Dakota Breeze Extreme (U14 girls) and Dakota Breeze United (U12 girls). The Indoor Soccer Marathon is a two-day tournament in March ending the indoor season. Dakota Breeze Extreme finished their indoor league games with an 8-1-1 record. Dakota Breeze United, the girls U12 team, ended their first indoor season with a 5-3-2 league standing.
Extreme will be traveling to Lawrence, KS March 13-14 to play in the "Emerald Cup" tournament, and to Des Moines, IA in April to compete in the "Just for Girls" soccer tournament.
In May, Extreme will play in the "State Cup" in Rapid City for a bid to represent South Dakota (U14 Girls) in the USYSA Regionals in Sioux Falls in June.