FAIRBANKS-The ASAA First National Banks State Soccer tournament starts tomorrow and two Interior teams are in the field. The Lathrop girls soccer team and the West Valley boys. Ladies first.
Lathrop will face the Soldotna Stars, the Northern Lights Conference Champions. The Stars are also undefeated with a 15-0 overall record, 12-0 in the NLC.
The Lathrop Malemutes make their first appearance in the state tournament since 2007 after a 1-0 win over West Valley in what turned out to be the MAC title game. The Mutes finished the year 9-0-2 overall and 6-0-2 in the MAC.