Courtesy of Erin Montoya
Allie Montoya of Los Altos plays in a game for the U.S. Under-15 Girls National Team at last month’s CONCACAF tournament in Florida.
Local soccer standout Allie Montoya helped a young American squad win the Girls U-15 CONCACAF championship last month in Bradenton, Fla. The U.S. Under-15 Girls National Team beat Mexico 3-0 on penalty kicks in the Aug. 13 final.
Montoya, a forward who is a freshman at Mountain View High, was among 18 players selected for the national squad. Most of the players on the other teams in the tournament were born in 2003; the U.S. roster included 14 players born in 2004 and four in 2005, according to a U.S. Soccer press release.