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Soccer Champions 'Mean Green String Beans' Will Take on Pasadena

The 'Mean Green String Beans' were AYSO Region 88 U12 champions on Dec. 8. The Glendale-area gals have lost only one game this season.

Look out next week Pasadena, the AYSO Region 88 U12 championship 'Mean Green String Beans' are on the way next week. They want another victory and have only lost one game all season. 

Local mom Sarah Ortiz contacted Patch about the recent champions who are coached by John Kang and Assistant Coach Andrew Ellson. The team sponsor is Dr. Steven Hartford.

The team won 2-1 last weekend with only one loss all season.

"We want to wish the girls good luck and they take on Pasadena next weekend," said Ortiz. 

The following players will compete next week in Pasadena: 

Kate Crowell
Amanda Ellson
Dana Goodside
Jill Hillquist
Bernice Hwang
Joanne Kang
Lea Kim
Nina Mintcheva
Kayla Ortiz
Keigh Pajarillaga
Shealin Pierce
Veronica Tossberg

dinat December 12, 2012 at 05:25 PM
They had a tough season but worked as a team as taught by their great coaches. It has been a special season with such fabulous girls working so hard to achieve the championship. We are such proud parents. We appreciate all the volunteers it takes to put on the AYSO! Cheers go out to the exceptional Coaches and our wonderful team MOM who keeps us on schedule with her passion and devotion!
Kim Sardo December 12, 2012 at 07:04 PM
Way to go girls!
John December 13, 2012 at 07:52 AM
Thank you all for your great sprit. You are well deserved.
Araceli December 13, 2012 at 08:34 AM
We are soo proud of you girls, you have worked hard and done a beautiful job on the field. Thank you coach, you have done an amazing job by teaching the girls how to play as a team. Thanks a lot to Sara the team mom, who has been soo sweet and organized.

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