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Vinny Benedetto

SOCCER MISSISSIPPI STATE
Claire Ross shows her skills at soccer at Cheynne Mountain High School on Friday November 17, 2017 in Colorado Springs. Ross will miss her senior season because she's enrolling at Mississippi State, where she recently signed to play soccer, for the spring semester.
Pine Creek freshman keeper Lauren Lacy dives for a save during practice drills leading up to the start of the season, at Pine Creek High School on Thursday, March 1, 2018. The Pine Creek Girls Soccer team is training up for an attempt at its 10th straight league championship.

(Nadav Soroker, The Gazette)
Pine Creek freshman keeper Lauren Lacy dives for a save during practice drills leading up to the start of the season, at Pine Creek High School on Thursday, March 1, 2018. The Pine Creek Girls Soccer team is training up for an attempt at its 10th straight league championship. (Nadav Soroker, The Gazette)
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Pine Creek lacrosse player Brittney White is the Peak Performer this week. Monday, April 30, 2018. (Photo by Jerilee Bennett, The Gazette)
Orange County's Audhan Quinn beats Switchbacks goalkeeper Moise Pouaty on a penalty kick in the sixth minute of Saturday's game in Irvine, Calif. (Photo credit: Orange County SC)
SWITCHBACKS LA GALAXY II SOCCER
LA Galaxy II forward Justin Dhillon (57), left, and Colorado Springs Switchbacks FC midfielder Jamal Jack (8) head the ball at Weidner Stadium on Saturday March 17, 2018 in Colorado Springs. (Dougal Brownlie, The Gazette).
Garrett Ziegler, Lewis-Palmer lacrosse attacker, is the Peak Performer of the Week. Photographed at Lewis-Palmer on Monday, April 23, 2018.

(Nadav Soroker, The Gazette)
Garrett Ziegler, Lewis-Palmer lacrosse attacker, is the Peak Performer of the Week. Photographed at Lewis-Palmer on Monday, April 23, 2018. (Nadav Soroker, The Gazette)
Switchbacks forward AJ Ajeakwa tangles with Sounders FC 2 defender Rodrigue Ele at Weidner Field on Saturday, April 21, 2018.The Switchbacks tied the Sounders FC 2 0-0.

(Nadav Soroker, The Gazette)
Switchbacks forward AJ Ajeakwa tangles with Sounders FC 2 defender Rodrigue Ele at Weidner Field on Saturday, April 21, 2018.The Switchbacks tied the Sounders FC 2 0-0. (Nadav Soroker, The Gazette)
Whether the other side is at opposing United Soccer League stadiums or Weidner Field’s neighbor Security Service Field, coach Steve Trittschuh says he's tired of playing on what he feels is a sub-par surface.This screenshot from a Switchbacks broadcast shows a few of the problem areas on the playing field.
Manitou Springs forward Brooklyn Mack breaks through Colorado Springs School players while chasing the ball at CSS, on Thursday, April 19, 2018. Manitou Springs defeated Colorado Springs School 8-0.(Nadav Soroker, The Gazette)
Manitou Springs forward Brooklyn Mack breaks through Colorado Springs School defenders Autumn Crow (left) and Ali Graham while chasing the ball at CSS, on Thursday, April 19, 2018. Manitou Springs defeated Colorado Springs School 8-0. (Nadav Soroker, The Gazette)