The Santa Clara Sporting 02 Boys Green Team won the Under-12 2015 Cal-North State Cup Championship on March 14th after defeating the NorthBay Briceno Lions 4-0. The team went undefeated in five games to win the Championship Cup and earned a berth to compete in the Far West Regional Tournament held in Boise, Idaho this June.
Santa Clara opened the tournament competition on March 7th drawing a 0-0 tie against the NorthBay Briceno Lions, then won their second game 3-1 over the Yuba Sutter Azzurri Warriors. Sporting shut-out the FC Milpitas Celtics Team and punched six goals into their opponent's net to win 6-0 in convincing fashion. They carried the momentum in their fourth game and won 2-0 over the Sacramento Da Arsenal Team, and earned a spot in the Finals. The boys would face the NorthBay Briceno Lions again, but this time Santa Clara brought their best game to the Finals and ran away with a 4-0 victory. Congratulations to the players, coaches and familes. The team is Ranked #1 in NorCal by GotSoccer. Good Luck at the Far West Regionals this summer!