Santos & Botafogo Advance to the State Cup Semi-final!
Team Chicago Academy-Santos advanced to the U16 IYSA State Cup semi-final with two impressive wins this weekend in Rockford. On Saturday Midwest United was defeated 6-0 on goals by Caitlin Tabilog (2), Maddie Hulsman, Olivia Schmitt (2), and Heather Handwork. Courtney Keefer earned the shutout in goal.
Today Santos came back from being 2-0 down at half to beat Windy City Pride 3-2 in overtime after an inspired performance. Katie Ciesiulka halved the Windy City lead shortly into the 2nd half and Madi Harris tied the game with 3 minutes left. Kelsey Pruett got the game-winner 13 minutes into the first overtime from Abbey Mazur’s cross.
Santos will face Academy SC in the semi-final Saturday, June 16th at Noon in Rockford.
Team Chicago Academy-Botafogo advanced to the U17 IYSA State Cup semi-final after two convincing wins this weekend. Saturday the Strikers of Fox Valley were defeated 4-1 behind goals by Zoe Swift (2), Zoey Goralski, and Brooke Ksiazek.
Today Botafogo defeated Chicago Inter Homer Glen Blue 5-0 behind goals by Gianna Dal Pozzo, Meegan Johnston, Ashley Handwork, Hope D’Addario, and Jillian Van Kampen. Megan Geldernick and Kiley Dunning shared the shutout in goal.
Botafogo will face NSA in the semi-final Saturday, June 16th at 10am in Rockford.