Hawks GU13 Academy named ‘champions’

TEMECULA – The TVSA Hawks GU13 Academy team won the Irvine Tournament of Champions in mid-December 2013. The girls had a very competitive and exciting weekend of soccer.

They started off in pool play with a 0-0 tie with Encinitas Express. The girls needed a win against SC Athletic to advance to the semi-final game and they were up to the task, posting a 3-0 win.

The semi-final provided plenty of excitement. The Hawks faced off against the very tenacious and physical Carlsbad Lightning Black. At the end of regulation the score was knotted at 1-1 and proceeded directly to penalty kicks.

The Hawks prevailed 5-4 to advance to the Championship game against the UIFC Gunners. The Hawks jumped out to a quick 2-0 half time lead and played a defensive second half to earn the title of “champions” with a 2-1 victory.

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