Champions were crowned at the 2013 US Youth Soccer Region II (Midwest) Championships â€“ presented by the National Guard in Des Moines, Iowa. Winners in the Under-13 through Under-19 Boys and Girls matches earned a Regional title and a berth to the 2013 US Youth Soccer National Championships July 22-28, at Overland Park Soccer Complex in Overland Park, Kan.
Springfield SC defeated Grand Rapids Crew Juniors in penalty kicks. Both teams put up a great fight, resulting in a 0-0 score after regulation time. The match was still tied in overtime and ultimately Springfieldâ€™s precise kickers and skillful keeper gave them the championship. SSC was lead by Caleb Boston (Hillcrest) in goal.
3 pk saves in the final. SSC GOING TO NATIONALS BABY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! #praisegod
— Caleb (@caleb_boston) June 26, 2013
Video of a portion of the PK shootout and the resulting celebration are part of the highlight video below.
— Robbie Oslica (@roslica4) June 26, 2013