Mona Shores blanks Grand Haven in opening round of Division 1 soccer districts

GRAND HAVEN – The Mona Shores girls soccer team advanced through the first round of the Division 1 district tournament with a 2-0 victory against Grand Haven on Wednesday.

Ava Freye netted both scores for the Sailors with assists from Lilly Houle and Shay Norden.

Goalkeeper Jersey VanderWall earned her 11th shutout of the season.

Mona Shores (13-4-1) will take on No. 4-ranked Hudsonville on Tuesday in the district semifinal round.

Mona Shores’ Lauren Hylland steps into the shot from Grand Haven’s Kendall Gillis to make the block. Photo/Eric Sturr

Mona Shores’ Ava Freye takes the shot off the cross from Lilly Houle for a Sailors’ score. Photo/Eric Sturr

Grand Haven’s Avery Christensen controls the ball to keep possession. Photo/Eric Sturr

Grand Haven’s Heidi Berkey just misses the header attempt off a corner kick. Photo/Eric Sturr