Champions were crowned at the 2013 US Youth Soccer Region II (Midwest) Championships – 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 Springfield’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