July 22—East Limestone’s Lily Hosmer put on an All-Star performance at the Upstate/South State All-Star game in Montgomery on Thursday.
Hosmer scored two goals in the game, added an assist and was a major factor in other aspects of the game as the North All-Stars defeated the South All-Stars 5-0.
She was the only player in the game to score multiple goals.
Hosmer accomplished this by attempting three shots, contributing as many goals + assists to the competition as shots.
She will look to build on that momentum in her senior season for East Limestone Women’s Soccer Team, who won a 4A/5A red card last season as state runners-up, reaching the title game. of state for the first time in 18 years. .
Hosmer plays striker for East Limestone women’s team.
“I’m truly honored to have had the opportunity to represent not just East Limestone, but North Alabama as a whole. I’ve loved meeting new people who share the same love for football as I do. The game was so much fun and it was the best feeling to be able to bring home another win for the North,” Hosmer said.
The purpose of the game — part of All-Star Week for AHSAA — is to showcase rising senior talent in their respective sports.
“The whole day was something I will always remember, arriving there and being nervous, leaving and having made so many new friendships in one day. The pressure was real and we were all super nervous, but once we started playing, the nerves calmed down and we just had fun,” she said.
She also made sure to thank everyone who helped her get to where she is the leading scorer in a game featuring the best talent from across the state, from Class 7A down.
“I want to thank all my coaches, teammates and everyone who helped me get here. I also wanted to thank everyone who worked hard to get us the all star game, I know a lot of hard work went into been put in and we all appreciate it so much. I’m so proud of my team and couldn’t have asked for a better team or better coaches,” she said.
Thompson’s Georgia Cousins, St. John Paul II’s Abigail Laue and Oak Mountain’s Kierson McDonald also scored in the game with Hosmer.