Local team plays in ‘world’ tourney

Freedom New Mexico

VAIL, Colo. — “Twisted Sisterz,” a team made up of three girls from
Clovis and three from Portales, participated in the “Kick It 3v3 world
championship” soccer tournament Jan. 17-19.

The team, comprised of Kyra Bussen, Airen Martin and Stacy Gross of
Clovis and Jenna Sievers, Kaitlin Garrett and Chay Bond of Portales,
reached the finals in their age group before losing to a team from
Bazil 3-2 in overtime.

More than 600 teams overall participated in the event. Twisted
Sisterz, which won all of its pool matches, played against teams from
Florida, Mazryland, New Jersey, Louisiana and Colorado, in addition to
the team from Brazil.

Jordan and Scott Martin served as the team’s coaches.