HISTORY OF ALL-STAR GIRLS' SOCCER GAMES
1996 - NORTH 1, SOUTH 0 - Suzanne Dodd, who had never scored a goal in 4 years while playing for Pearl High School, scored the first and only goal in the inaugural Coca-Cola All-Star Girls' Soccer Game held at Mississippi College's Robinson-Hale Stadium. Dodd scored on a putback goal with an assist from Vicksburg's Amy Bottin at the 27th minute of the first half to pace the North to the shutout victory. The South actually dominated the early play as they took 13 shots on goal, 9 of which came before the North managed their first shot, which was Dodd's goal. Goalkeeper Jessica Querin of Madison Central stopped every shot the South offered and claimed Most Valuable Defensive Player honors. For her solo goal, Dodd was named Most Valuable Offensive Player.
1997 - NORTH 3, SOUTH 0 - The North blitzed the South with 3 goals in the first 13 minutes of play and held on for the shutout at Joe Renfroe Memorial Stadium at Hinds Community College in Raymond. Madison Central's Susan Rigby took a pass from April Alford of Brandon and kicked in the first goal just six minutes into the game. Five minutes later, Tupelo's Amanda Taylor scored close in with an assist from Madison Central's Courtney Shires and the North quickly led 2-0. Just after Taylor scored, the North brought the ball down field immediately and Rigby, who was named offensive MVP for the game, snared her second goal for 3-0 North margin. Vickburg's Katie Flanagan was named the South's defensive MVP.
1998 - NORTH 2, SOUTH 0 - The North remained unbeaten in the third annual All-Star game held at Joe Renfroe Stadium on the Hinds Community College campus at Raymond. Kim Thompson of Clinton, Best Offensive Player of the game, scored two spectacular goals for the North to pace her team to the win. Thompson's first goal was unassisted as she dribbled past three defenders and scored 43 minutes into the contest. Her second tally happened 13 minutes later when she headed the ball into the goal off a corner kick. The North's Jennifer Case of Madison Central was selected as the Best Defensive Player while the South's Amanda Keith of West Jones was chosen as the Coca-Cola Scholar Athlete.
1999 - NORTH 3, SOUTH 0 - At Joe Renfroe Stadium on the Hinds Community College Campus at Raymond, the North continued their unbeaten streak against the South in the fourth annual contest by striking quickly for a goal by Vicksburg's Erin Baylot less than a minute after the game started. Baylot's teammate and fellow Vicksburg Missy Gator Kristin Chapman provided the assist on the key goal. Chapman, the Mississippi Player of the Year and Best Offensive Player of the game, later added an unassisted goal in the 60th minute to close out the scoring for the North. The early Baylot goal, however, set the tone of the game and paced the North to the 3-0 win, their fourth consecutive shutout over the South. Marcia Storm of Brandon, the Coca-Cola Student Athlete Award recipient, gave the North a 2-0 lead in the 18th minute of play with assists from Meridian's Kate Ellmo and Brandon's Ashley Wynn. North goalkeeper Kate Ellmo was named the Best Defensive Player after stopping several shots from point blank range. The North out shot the South 17-1.
2000 - SOUTH 1, NORTH 1 - The South snapped the North's four game winning streak with a disappointing tie at Joe Renfroe Stadium at Hinds Community College in Raymond. After being outscored 9-0 in the previous four encounters, the South finally scored their first goal in the series in the 20th minute. Aimee Guillot from Resurrection, the smallest school in the state, knocked in a left footed crossing pass from Northwest Rankin's Alissa Leffler to put the South up 1-0, their first ever lead in the series. The North, however, tied the game at one-all when Clinton's Martha Christopher tallied in the 38th minute on a rebound from Greenville St. Joe's Rebecca Touchstone. The game ended in a tie despite missed chances on both sides. The South's Alissa Leffler was named the game's Most Valuable Offensive Player while Jennifer Montgomery of Greenville St. Joe was chosen as the Most Valuable Defensive Player. With the tie, the North holds the series edge at 4-0-1 .
2001 - NORTH 3, SOUTH 2 • Allison Mullen of Greenville St. Joseph scored two goals, including the game winner in the 77th minute, to give the North a thrilling victory over the South and maintain the North's series lead at 5-0-1. Mullen was named the Offensive MVP by helping the North overcome a 1-0 halftime deficit as she also tied the game at 2·2 with an unassisted goal in the 60th minute. Jackie Wright of Harrison Central scored both of the South's goals off assists from Sarah Mathieu of Ocean Springs. Courtney Chapman of Vicksburg, who had an assist on the winning tally, kicked in the first goal for the North in the 42nd minute. The North's Laura James of Madison Central was named the Defensive MVP of the game while her teammate, Olivia Robinson, also of Madison Central, received the Student Athlete Award.
2002 - SOUTH 2, NORTH 1 - Clinton forward Kristin Meeks scored a dramatic goal in the 80th minute to lead the South to a history making 2-1 win over the North. With time running out and a tie in the making. Meeks took a pass from Emily Myers of Our Lady Academy, stopped, pulled the ball back, and fired in the goal that sliced the North's lead in the series to 5-1-1. For her efforts, Meeks was named Most Valuable Offensive player. The South took a 1-0 lead into halftime as Ashley Chrisman of Our Lady Academy scored in the 23rd minute with an unassisted tally following a corner kick. The North rallied in the second half and tied the game in the 52nd minute on a goal by Northwest Rankin's Katie Knop off an assist by Kathryn White of Brandon, who was named Most Valuable Defensive player of the game. The South's Nilda Maria Witty of Laurel was selected as the Coca-Cola Student Athlete award winner.
2003 - SOUTH 1, NORTH 0 - The South defeated the North for the second consecutive year on the strength of Sandra Magee of Harrison Central who tallied the only goal at the 57 minute mark. Magee, who was named Offensive MVP, was set up on the play by teammate Katy Evans of Ocean Springs who had a crucial corner kick. Brandi Head of Vicksburg of the South was named Defensive MVP while the North's Heidi Frazier of Madison Central received the Coca-Cola Student Athlete Scholarship Award. With the win, the South narrowed the North's overall lead in the series to 5-2-1.
2004 - NORTH 1, SOUTH 0 - Despite being outshot 11-1 in the first half, the North made their solo shot count for the lone goal of the game to snap the South's two game winning streak in the series. Kortney Harris of Meridian dribbled around two defenders and scored what proved to be the winning tally in the 33rd minute of the game. Harris drilled the ball off her opposite foot into the top right corner of the goal over the head of South goalie Natasha Johnson of Harrison Central after the South dominated play. For her efforts, Harris was named Offensive MVP. The South's Danielle Princiotta of Ocean Springs was selected as the game's Defensive MVP. The South's Meghann Ainsworth was selected as the Coca-Cola Student Athlete Scholarship award winner. The North increased their series lead with the shutout victory to 6-2-1.
2005 - NORTH 1, SOUTH 0 - Victoria Hill of Greenville St. Joseph scored the only goal of the 10th annual girls game in the 67th minute to clinch a victory for the North. Hill scored the game-wtnner after taking a nifty left-footed pass from Pontotoc's Lacey Windham, who was named the game's Best Offensive Player. Madison Central goalkeeper Amanda Groos earned Best Defensive Player honors by nailing down the North's second straight shutout and the 7th overall in the series. The South's best scoring chance came in the 51st minute when a free kick by Joelle Hupp of St. Andrews bounced off the crossbar. Hupp was selected as the Coca-Cola Student Athlete scholarship award winner. With the victory, the North stretched the series lead to 7-2-1.
2006 - NORTH 5, SOUTH 0 - Madison Central's Courtney Alexander scored a hat trick of three goals to pace the North to its third straight victory and extend the series lead to 8-2-1. The five goals scored by the North were the most goals tallied by one team in the game's 11-year history. Alexander, who was named the game's Best Offensive Player, started the scoring in the eighth minute. Tupelo's Hannah Weatherly, who had a goal and two assists on the day, set up Alexander for the North's second goal and scored the third goal for a 3-0 halftime lead. Alexander's final goal came in the 57th minute on a setup by Tupelo's Lydia Rice while the North's last tally came off the foot of Weatherly in the 70th minute with an assist to Madison Central's Katie Lynn Harden. Brandon's Perryn Tyler was selected as the game's Best Defensive Player. Ridgeland's Lauren Egger received the Coca-Cola Student Athlete Scholarship Award.
2007 - NORTH 1, SOUTH 1 - Ashley Davis of Northwest Rankin scored for the North from 22 yards out in the 61st minute to clinch a 1-1 tie in the 2007 contest. Davis, named the game's Offensive MVP, drilled the shot into the upper corner of the net with the clock winding down against Brandon's Sara Prevost of the South, who was selected the Defensive MVP. Prevost made several dazzling saves from close range in the game including a spectacular stop agalnse Janet Self of Madison St. Joseph in the 36th minute. The South took an early 1-0 lead in the 15th minute as Leigh Ann Levens of Long Beach converted a pass into a goal on an indirect free kick. The North nearly tied the game 10 minutes after the South goal, but Brandon's Rachel Emfinger made back-to-hack saves on a corner kick that had drawn Prevost out of position. The North's La'Toyia Slay of Greenville St. Joseph received the Coca-Cola Scholar Athlete Award. The tie snapped the North's 3-game winning streak with the North leading in the series 8-2-2.
2008 - NORTH 2, SOUTH 0 - The North blanked the South 2-0 to boost their series lead to 9-2-2 on the strength of a goal and an assist by Meghan Brown of Tupelo, who was named Offensive MVP. The North controlled the ball most of the game and tallied the game winning goals within a nine-minute span. Brown's spectacular assist from the corner of the field set up Kristine Fischenich of Warren Central for the North's first goal. Brown then added the game-clinching goal late in the contest. The South's Olivia Alman was chosen as the Defensive MVP while the North's Becca MacNeill of Ridgeland was selected as the Coca-Cola Scholar Athlete Award winner.
2009 - NORTH 3, SOUTH 0 - For the consecutive year, the North shut out the South with a 3-0 tally to increase their series lead to 10-2-2. Offensive MVP Madison McKee of Clinton scored one goal and assisted on another to power the North. Melanie Webb of Northwest Rankin and Bess Ruff of Tupelo also added goals for the North. The South's Jeana Gilbert of Pascagoula was selected as the Most Valuable Defensive player. Bess Ruff received the Coca-Cola Student Athlete Award.
2010 - SOUTH 6, NORTH 0 - The South ended the North's two-game winning streak with a 6-0 blanking to cut the North's series lead to 10-3-2. The South outshot the North 32 to 8 and controlled the game from the opening kick. Mischa Tice of Our Lady Academy scored four goals while Gulfport's Molly Atherton tallied one goal with two assists to pace the South Rout. Tice, who scored two first-half goals, and Atherton, whose unassisted goal led the South to a 3-0 halftime lead, were named Co-Offensive MVPs of the game. Tice would add two more goals in the second half while Morgan Pace of Northeast Jones added the other goal for the South. Madison Central's Michelle McKissack of the North was selected as the Best Defensive Player. The South's Jordan Rimes of Richland and the North's C.J. Winship of Ridgeland received the Coca-Cola Student Athlete Awards.
2011- SOUTH 6, NORTH 0 - For the second consecutive year, the South shut out the North 6-0 to reduce the North's series lead to 10-4-2. Macie Wallace of West Jones scored two goals. The South's other goals were scored by Alex Craig of Oak Grove, Ashley Johnson of Gautier, Morgan Wesson of Gulfport, Jewels Mahaney of Brandon, and Ashley Libys of Our Lady Academy. The Most Valuable Offensive Player was Alex Craig of Oak Grove while the Defensive MVP was Tatiana Gonzalez of Ocean Springs. Morgan Wesson of Gulfport received the Coca-Cola Student-Athlete Award. The South's Macie Wallace also received the game ball for most program ad sales.
2012- SOUTH 4, NORTH 1- The South won the contest for the third straight year to slice the North's series lead to 10-5-2. Both teams started fast as the squads combined for 2 goals in the first three minutes of play. Ridgeland's LaTesha Fleming, who was named the game's Defensive MVP, tallied for the North in the first minute with an unassisted goal. The South tied the game at 1-1 on a header by Our Lady Academy's Blake Stefano off a corner kick. Sara Coleman of West Jones broke the tie in the 32nd minute as she scored on an assist by West Harrison's Micayla Everett. In the second half, the South added goals by Coleman, who was named Offensive MVP and East Central's Casey Mixon. Gulfport's Kristen Kinsey received the Coca-Cola Student Athlete Award.
2013- SOLTH 2, NORTH 1- The South claimed their fourth consecutive win to cut the North's series lead to 10-6-2. The North opened up a 1-0 lead in the 32nd minute as Madison Central's Marion Crowder kicked in a goal, Two minutes later, however, the South tied the score on a header by Darby Nettles of Greene County. The South then tallied the winning goal in the 72nd minute on a penalty kick by Pascagoula's Kim Armstrong. Her kick zipped just to the right of North goal keeper Kat Stratton of Tupelo. The North's Marion Crowder was named the Offensive MVP while the South's Breann Hedin of Long Beach was selected as the Defensive MVP. The North's Addie Forbus of Amorv, the all-state record holder with 231 career goals, was held scoreless as she missed on her lone shot attempt in the first half and missed on two potential assists. The Coca-Cola Student Athlete Award winner was the North's Jordan Colbert of Northwest Rankin.
2014- SOUTH 2, NORTH 0- The South captured their fifth straight win to slice the North's series lead to 10- 7·2. West Jones teammates Payton Roney and Beth Coleman scored the only goals for the South with 2 assists by Gulfport's Katie Lee Bruni. Brandon goalkeeper Katie Pearson registered the shutout for the South. The North's Katelyn Watson of New Albany was selected as the game's Defensive MVP while Beth Coleman of West Jones was named the Offensive MVP. Katie Lee Bruni of Gulfport was named the Coca-Cola Student Athlete Award winner.
2015· SOUTH 4, NORTH 0- The South took their sixth consecutive win over the North with a 4-0 blanking to cut the North's series lead to 10·8·2. Morgan Mansell of Northeast Jones was the star player for
the South and was named the Offensive MVP as she tallied a goal and added two assists in the game. Krislyn Kent of Franklin County started scoring for the South on an assist from Mansell in the 24th minute of the first half. The South poured on the goals late in the second half beginning with Haley Hill of Northeast Jones on an assist by Savannah Carter of Ocean Springs in the 66th minute. Mansell then scored an unassisted goal with a rebound off the goal post in the 70th minute followed by a score by Ashton Stennis of Ocean Springs on a set-up by Mansell in the 78th minute. The north's Ashlee Maddox of Clinton was selected as the Defensive MVP while Kristen Olson of New Albany for the North was chosen as the Coca-Cola Student Athlete of the game.
2016· SOUTH 1, NORTH 1· The two teams finished the contest tied at 1·1 which snapped the South's 6-game winning streak. With the tie, the North leads the series with a 10·8·3 record. The South took a 1– 0 lead on a goal by Harley Johnson of George County 8 minutes into the second half. The north tied the game 9 minutes later when Richland's Aubree Patterson scored on a pass by Tay Cavett of Madison Central, who was chosen the Offensive Most Valuable Player of the game. The South's Jordan Dillon of Brandon was chosen as the game's Most Valuable Defensive Player. Goalkeeper Karsen Gildea of Ocean Springs was outstanding for the South as she prevented the North from scoring on numerous shots. Gildea twice stopped the state's all-time leading goal scorer, Allie Houghton of Lafayette, on breakaway attempts with sliding saves. The North's Caitlin Barnes of Center Hill was selected as the Coca-Cola Student Athlete of the game.
2017· SOUTH 2, NORTH 1· The South got on the board when George County's Val King finished a cross from a corner kick by West Jones' Meredith Follis. The North got on the board midway through the second half when Madison Central's Maggie Overby converted a direct free kick from 19 yards out to tie the game. The winning goal was scored late by Brandon's Deanna Green when she finished a cross into the box from Long Beach's Amanda Sylvia.
2018· SOUTH 2, NORTH 1· The South Girls won the 23rd annual MAC Girls' All-Star Soccer game 2·1. The South's Lonnie Mulligan (Oak Grove) scored in the 9th minute of the game to give the South a 1·0 lead at the end of the first half. In the 58th minute of the game the North's Mattie Lewis (Germantown) evened the score at 1·1. The score remained tied until the 74th minute when Lonnie Mulligan (Oak Grove) scored her 2nd goal that ended up being the game winner.
2019· NORTH 2 , SOUTH 1· In the 2019 Baptist Rehab Services All-Star girls’ game, the North defeated the South 2-1. After a scoreless first half, Oxford’s Morgan O’Connor scored in the 47th minute. She stole a ball, faked around a defender and finished into the left corner. The South got the equalizer in the 62nd minute when Sacred Heart’s Jessica Hyde scored off a cross. O’Connor scored the game winner in the 65th minute when she broke through the back line and went 1v1 with the keeper. O’Connor won the Offensive MVP while Oak Grove’s Maggie Starns took the defensive MVP. Pearl’s Anna Crane was the Coca-Cola Student Athlete Award winner.
2020– NORTH 4, SOUTH 0- The North girls won the 2020 All-Star game by a score of 4-0. Oxford’s Kathleen Myers and Amory’s Morgan Mitchell scored two goals each. Corinth’s Cameron Glenn led the North while Sacred Heart’s Joe Falla, Sr coached for the South. Myers took home the offensive MVP. West Lauderdale defender Kathryn Knuth won the defensive MVP. The Coca-Cola Student-Athlete was Sydney Salter from Vancleave. The game ball went to Olivia Deslatte from Madison Central.
2021- SOUTH 2, NORTH 0- In the 22nd minute, Ocean Springs’ forward Emmy Harvey scored off a cross from Northwest Rankin forward Jaelyn Hanson. The second goal of the match came in the 60th minute. Long Beach midfielder Lauren Bennett redirected a pass from St. Patrick’s Samantha Alvarez. The offensive MVP was awarded to Hansen. The defensive MVP went to Lafayette goalkeeper Juliana Oehrberg The Coca-Cola Scholar Award went to Bailey Raphelt from Brandon. The game ball was awarded to Brandon’s Abby Roberts.