FC Elk Grove 05G Elite 1 Kickoff Classic Champions
FC Elk Grove 05G Elite 1 win the Kickoff Classic U12 Gold Bracket, May 27-28, 2017. Coach Jack and Assistant coach Simon lead girls through the group stages seeing off CenCal Cosmos 5-0, starting off the tournament strong. Up next was tough opposition in South Lake Tahoe, but the team only needed a tie or better Sunday morning to advance to the Finals. The girls emerged with a 3-1 victory. Yuba Flash had beaten Elk Grove 1-0 during spring league but were denied beating them again when Elk Grove Scored a late goal to make it 1-1 to send them in to the Championship Game.
Ajax United 05G Black were waiting for the Elk Grove Girls and this was going to be an entertaining game. First half ended goalless but were chances for both teams, but with 10 minutes to go it looked like Elk Grove had sealed the win until Ajax scored immediately after to send the game in to extra time where no goals were scored, which meant the game would be decided in PKs. Elk Grove’s goalkeeper became the hero saving 2 penalty kicks leading to Elk Grove winning 3-2 in the PK shootout.