Botafogo Advances to the State Cup Final!
Team Chicago Academy-Botafogo defeated NSA 4-1 to advance to the IYSA U17 State Cup Final against FC United who defeated FCX North in PKs. The final is played at 10am tomorrow Sunday 6/17 at Sportscore II in Rockford, IL.
Botafogo got on the scoreboard early when Gianna Dal Pozzo played a perfect through-ball to Zoe Swift who calmly tucked it away. Meegan Johnston made it 2-0 around the 30-minute mark, and Zoe Swift made it 3-0 just before the half from Molly Piech and Jillian Van Kampen. Ashley Handwork sealed the win with her header off a Hope D’Addario corner kick to make it 4-0 early into the 2nd half. NSA managed to pull one back with two minutes to go in the game.
Team Chicago Academy-Santos unfortunately lost its semi-final 3-1 in the U16 bracket. Kristen Brots got the goal for Santos.