Rockers exit season with a hat-trick


With final game score of 4-1, the Rivershark Rockers finished their 2008 season with a medal hat-trick, placing in the adidas Warrior Socer Classic, the West Carrollton Soccer Blast and the Fort Wayne Invitational in the last three weekends of soccer tournament play. The Rockers upset the Five Star SC team from Chatham, Ill. to claim the first-place medal at the Invitational.

“It’s always nice to finsh strong,” said John McVey, head coach for the Rivershark Rockers. “The girls looks forward to the Fort Wayne Invitational every year as their last tournament together before starting their high school or college seasons.”

The Rockers are sponsored by Englewood-based Rivershark, Inc., the parent company of and are part of the Southstars Soccer Club. TourneyCentral hosts the Fort Wayne invtiational and 24 other local Miami Valley soccer tournaments.

For all the scores of the Rivershark Rockers and the other 108 teams competing at the Fort Wayne Invitational, visit the Web site at

PHOTO: Kaylin Hunsaker, Melissa McLean, Molly Holliman