Congratulations to the Santa Clara Sporting ’97 Girls Green Team for winning the 2009 Clovis Challenge Cup. This is the teams’ third consecutive championship. The girls went undefeated in their bracket taking on some of Central California’s best teams. They beat the local favorites, Bullard FC (4-0) and California Odyssey (6-0) to advance to the semi-finals against a tough SVU team. The Sporting girls prevailed and advanced to the finals with a 3-0 shutout! In the finals the Sporting girls met up with the fifth ranked team in NorCal, the EDYSL Konfusion. The Sporting girls got out to an early lead and never looked back. The matched ended in a 6-0 Sporting win and the girls were crowned the 2009 Clovis Challenge Cup Champions!