De Pere High School senior forward Carmen Villarruel (17) battles Kimberly players Kristen Miller, left, and Elly Pirman for the soccer ball in the WIAA Division 1 sectional final at Kaukauna High School on Saturday, June 8. De Pere won in a shootout to advance to the state tournament in Milwaukee for the second straight year. Carla Lee/Gannett Wisconsin Media
De Pere girls soccer coach Andy Steger said before the season that his Redbirds would do the same during his first season as they did during former coach Trisha Rhodes' successful tenure. How they would go about doing it, he added, would just be a little different.
Either way, the results have stayed the same.
The Redbirds are back at the WIAA Division 1 state tournament for the second straight season and the fifth time since 2006. ...