The Santa Clara Sporting 00B Green Team competed and won the 2014 North Huntington Beach (NHB) Cup on August 30-September 1st in Southern California. Competing in the U14 Flight 1 bracket the Sporting 00B Green team won all six of their games with only one goal being scored against them. Sporting won their first game 3-0 against the Strikers FC from Southern California. The team then went onto easily win their 2nd game over the CDA Slammers, also from Southern California, with a 5-1 score. On the second day of competition the team battled two tougher teams, both from Southern California. The team dug-in and scored 1 goal against Nomads Fonbon to win the morning game. Later in the afternoon the team went onto beat Inland Empire Surf 1-0 to earn a spot in the semi-finals.
The semi-final game was a match against Sparta United from Utah. The team dominated most of the game and went onto win 3-0 earning a spot in the U14 Flight 1 Finals. The championship match was a hard fought battle vs. Notts Forest, another high ranking Southern California team. Sporting poured-on the attack and won the game 3-0. The team scored a total 16 goals and only had one goal scored against them the whole tournament.
Congratulations go out to the team, parents, coaches and Club.