Source: Grosse Pointe News Online

Talented duo

by the Grosse Pointe News

December 19, 2013

Talented duo

Grosse Pointers Katherine Bird, front row second from right, and Greta Deloach, front row second from left, play on the 2000 Michigan Burn Black soccer team. They helped the Burn finish in first place in the Midwest Regional League Premier Division this fall. In addition, the Burn reached the semifinals of the State Up and was runner-up in the Mead Cup Tournament Five Star Division in Dayton, Ohio. During the club’s tournament and league play, it defeated the State Cup champs from Michigan, Northern Ohio, Kentucky and Tennessee. Currently the team is ranked No. 3 in Michigan and No. 7 in the Midwest. The Burn open its spring soccer season in March at the prestigious Jefferson Cup Invitational Tournament in Richmond, Va.