Sporting '99B Green Win 2011 District II Cup & NorCal Cross-Regional Playoffs

Photo by Leo Pantaleon

December 12, 2011

The Santa Clara Sporting ’99 Boys Green team won the 2011 CYSA District II Cup and the NorCal Premier League Cross-Regional Playoffs during the month of November.

On November 19th-20th Sporting 99B Green became the 2011 CYSA District II Cup Champions, winning against Milpitas Platanitios (3-0), SF Mission Green(6-1), and Alpine Strikers (5-1) to advance to the final where the team faced Burlingame Gold. The championship game was 0-0 through two overtime periods, and Sporting pulled out the win in penalty kicks. 

The Sporting ’99 Green boys are also Champions of NorCalPremier League Cross-Regional Playoffs. The top teams in each District of NorCal Premier Spring League competed against each other. Sporting beat Cal Odyssey 6-1 in the Quarterfinals. In the Semifinals, Sporting had their toughest game and battled against San JuanLightning to win 2-1. Then Sporting took the Championship by winning 4-1 against the Stockton Monarchs on December 3rd.

Congratulations to the players and coaches!