3 Sporting Teams Crowned 2013 SGI Champions

93 Teams Compete in 2013 Sporting Girls Invitational

Santa Clara Sporting 97G White team were the first team to two-peat at the SGI (U14 & U15 Champions)

Santa Clara Sporting 99G Green (U13)

May 27, 2013

93 elite girls soccer teams from Northern California competed in the 3rd Annual Sporting Girls Invitational tournament last weekend in Santa Clara and Morgan Hill. Under leadership from tournament director Demtri Cacoyannis, the girls tournaement continues to grow into one of the premier soccer tournaments in Northern California with strong competition, great offcials and beautiful soccer fields.

Congratulations to the Santa Clara Sporting 99G Green (U13), 98G Green (U14) and 97G White (U15) teams all their championship game yesterday and were crowned 2013 Sporting Girls Invitational tournament champions!

The Sporting 99G Green team scored 13 goals without giving-up a single goal to win the U13 championship. They faced a very tough MVLA Monsoon 99G ECNL team in their semi-final match; a game that went into double-overtime until Sporting was able to score and win 1-0. It was an exciting well played match by the Top-2 girls U13 teams in the Bay Area and/or NorCal. Santa Clara defeated Davis Legacy Millennum 1-0 in the Finals to win their first SGI Championship.

The Sporting 98G Green team won the U14 age group with three consecutive victories outscoring their opponents 7 goals to 1. They beat the FC Elk Grove 99G Navy team 1-0 in their championship match.

The Sporting 97G White wrote themselves into the SGI history book as the first team to repeat as SGI Champions. The 97G White team are Ranked #2 in Cal-North by GotSoccer and are on a roll this season winning the Cal-North State Cup and soon head to Hawaii to compete in the Far West Regional Tournament. The team won five games scoring 22 goals while allowing just 2 as they won their 2nd SGI title.

The Santa Clara Sporting 95G White team were Finalists in the U17 age group.

2013 Sporting Girls Invitational Results

Age Group Champion Finalist
U9 MVLA Barcelona 03G Blue Santa Rosa United Hurricanes
U10 Milpitas YSC FCM MXG 02 Livermore Fusion SC Fusion SC Maroon Girls
U11 Los Gatos United Black 01G Penninsula SC Odyssey 01G Blue
U12  California Odyssey Earthquakes 00G Palo Alto SC 01 Blue 
U13 Santa Clara Sporting 99G Green Davis Legacy Millennium
U14 Santa Clara Sporting 98G Green Elk Grove 99G Navy
U15 Santa Clara Sporting 97G White Juventus SC Zebre
U16 Juventus SC Avanza 96G MVLA Spirit 96G
U17 Juventus SC La Fenice 95 Black Santa Clara Sporting 95G White