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Anya Butzer makes a play on the ball during the Northwest Tournament Saturday. BRIAN BASHAM/TRIBUNE

Lakers teams do well in home tourney over weekend

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The Northwest Soccer Tournament was held last weekend at the Detroit Lakes Rotary Fields, with plenty of action from the local striker teams.


The U-18 girls’ team played all the way to the title game, before losing to East Grand Forks 3-1, after they topped Fergus Falls 9-0 Friday and losing to EGF 4-0.

In the playback rounds, the Laker U-18 girls downed the younger DL squad 5-0, while earning a berth in the title game with a convincing 4-1 win over Thief River Falls.

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Brian Wierima
Detroit Lakes Newspapers Sports Editor for the last 15 years. St. Cloud State University graduate, who hails from Deer Creek, MN.