Send-off parade for Muscatine girls soccer Tuesday at 11 a.m.; six Muskies named All-MAC

The Muskies girls soccer team celebrates winning the 3A Region 7 Championship and a berth in the state playoffs. [courtesy @MuscatineCSD/Twitter]

A send-off parade will be held Tuesday morning for the Muscatine High School girls soccer team as they head to Des Moines for the state tournament.

The team will depart from the MHS side entrance onto Hauser Street at 11 a.m., then head down Cedar Street and past Discover/Highway 22.

The Muskies defeated Linn-Mar 4-1 on Friday to win the 3A Region 7 championship and clinch a berth in the state 3A tournament for the first time since 2007.

Muscatine will be the 8-seed and play #1 West Des Moines Valley on Tuesday at 3 p.m. at Cownie Soccer Complex in Des Moines.

All-conference selections announced
Muscatine’s Mya Jansen (forward, 11th grade) and Sophia Thomas (midfielder, 11) have been named all-conference first team selections by the Mississippi Athletic Conference. Meredith Connor (forward, 11) and Grace Bode (defender, ) were second team selections. Jenna McLaughlin (midfielder, 12) and Abigail Rhoades (goalkeeper, 12) were chosen as honorable mentions.