Prep girls soccer preview: 'Jacks look to score

The Lumberjacks return a lot of "goal-scoring power," according to coach Dustin Randall, as they go after their third straight Section 7A title; first game is at home against St. Francis Thursday, Aug. 26.
Cloquet-Carlton’s Katie Turner (3) controls the ball as she holds off Marshall’s Lucy Campbell (17) in the first half of the 2020 Section 7A final at Public Schools Stadium in Duluth. Turner is one of five returning starters for the Lumberjacks. Jed Carlson / 2020 File / Cloquet Pine Journal)

Head coach: Dustin Randall

Assistant coaches: Bobbie Turner, Samantha Proulx, Sam Longseth

Returning starters: Katie Turner, Alexa Snesrud, Sadie Senich, Jillian McCullough, Maddie Young

New faces to watch: Goalkeeper Katie Olson

Team strengths: "We work very hard as a group to prepare in the spring and summer," coach Dustin Randall said. "We are returning a lot of goal-scoring power."


Biggest challenge: The Lumberjacks lost three of their four backline starters as well as goalie Gracie Meagher, Randall said.

Coach's assessment

"We are excited about the opportunity to carry forward our tradition of hard work and success," Randall said.

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