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West Michigan Girls Win Division IV Soccer Title


The girls’ soccer team of Calvin Christian High School in Grandville, Mich., won its first Division IV state championship in school history, defeating its opponent 6-0 in the championship game.

The Squires, who finished the season with a record of 25-2-1, outscored the opposition in its seven state tournament games by a margin of 45-2.

“We had nine seniors who were really motivated and focused, and when you’ve got a core like that, it lends itself to a team atmosphere of focus,” Calvin Christian head coach Tim TerHaar said.

 Katie Klunder and Jenny Holsem each scored three goals in the championship game. Klunder tied a Michigan high school girls’ soccer record for most points in a season with 80 (54 goals and 26 assists).

“The girls enjoyed being with each other and playing with each other,” said TerHaar, a member of Fuller Avenue Christian Reformed Church in Grand Rapids, Mich.

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