Local soccer player heading to national finals

| 15 Feb 2012 | 08:44

SPARTA — Daniella Montesano, 13, a soon-to-be eighth grader at Sparta Middle school is a member of two premier soccer clubs — The NJ Rangers and the NJ Americans. She plays midfield for both teams. Daniella is one of 16 girls on the rosters and the only Sussex County resident. The Rangers will represent the Mid Atlantic region in the USL North American Soccer Finals in Florida this December. The Rangers are one of 12 teams chosen in the United States representing the U-13 age bracket and were in first place in the Mid Atlantic region. The finals is a significant venue for college scouts. Until this year Daniella played a year above her age group as a member of the Sparta Mischief. For more information, check out http://supery.uslsoccer.com/ and http://www.uslsoccerfest.com/