With EC Goalkeeper, Kings Hammers U15 Wins Ohio Tournament

The team won the Ohio President’s Cup with Ashlyn Blankenship in the net.

Photo by Susan Blankenship.

(West Chester, Oh.) – Six games resulted in six wins for the Kings Hammer Academy Girls U15 soccer team.

The team won the Ohio President’s Cup at Voice of America Park in Wext Chester, Ohio on May 20.

The tourney title qualifies them for the regional tournament, which will take place from June 14 through 18. Teams from Indiana, Iowa and Tennessee will be competing.

The team is made up of Ashlyn Blankenship, Alli Stahl, Gracie Holmes, Liv Lawson, Ellie Hoffman, Stephanie Miller, Olivia Theders, Mia Arias, Emma Harden, Brook Meador, Hannah Keith, Whitney Cahill, Emma Essleman, Megan Collins, Mya Tully, Izzy Bennett, and Claire Wiseman.

Blankenship, a sophomore at East Central High School, is the team’s goalkeeper.

The Kings Hammer Academy Girls U15 team is coached by Dave Holt.

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