The MTA West 03 (U10) girls are U11 NSC Fall Cup Champions!
Playing up an age group, the U10 West Girls Juniors won the U11 White fight of the NSC Fall cup going 3-0-1 and capturing the championship in penalty kicks.
The girls won their group going 3-0 with victories over Brainerd (5-1), Euro FC (2-0) and Lakeville (3-2). In the Final, the girls played a bigger, athletic St. Louis Park team but more than held their own. After a 0-0 regulation, both teams traded scoring chances throughout an exciting overtime period. The drama did not stop there. In the penalty kicks, the West girls were down 1-3 after 3 kicks, but tied it up at 3 as they made their next two and St. Louis Park’s 4th and 5th shots were saved. MTA finally prevailed with the 9th kick winning their first championship.
West U11B Jrs White Finish Runner-up
Playing in the second fight, the West U11 Boys Juniors White team finished runner-up to Keliix Intra. The West Boys won their group going 2-0-1 with wins over St. Croix Pre-Academy (2-1) and Minneapolis United (5-3) and tying Centennial (1-1).