MYSA State Tournament Update
July 14, 2016 by
The Chippewa Strikers Soccer Club will be represented by 4 teams in the Minnesota Youth Soccer Association (MYSA) Summer State Tournament which begins Sunday, July 17, 2016.
The U12 girls team, as well as the U11 boys, U12 boys, and U16 boys are heading west to take part in the State Tournament. The four teams won their East Division qualifiers to advance to the postseason.
The U12 girls team finished the regular season 9-1-1 and outscored opponents by a 34-10 margin, taking 1st place in their division. They defeated Hastings Futbol Club U12 in the qualifier round to advance to the State Tournament as the #1 seed. The team will head to Shakopee, Minnesota on July 17 for a 3:30pm game against Fairmont Soccer from the Southwest district and then on July 20 for a 7:30pm game against CC United from the West district. If they win their bracket, they will play for the championship title on July 23 at 10:00am in Shakopee.
The U11 boys team went 10-0-2 this season, 1st place in their division, outscoring their opponents by a 32-10 margin. In qualifiers, they defeated Blackhawks Soccer Club U11 to advance to State as the #1 seed. The team also head to Shakopee, Minnesota on July 19 for 7:30pm game against West district Crow Rover Soccer and then July, 21 at 7:30pm against Northwest Kickers from the North district. A win of the bracket will put the team into the championship game on July 23 at 4:00pm.
The U12 boys finished league play 10-0-0 with a 33-4 goal differential to also take 1st place in their division. They defeated Blackhawks Soccer Club U12 in qualifiers to advance to State as #1 seed.. The team heads to Shakopee, Minnesota on July 17 at 2:00pm to take on Dakota REV from the South district and then again on July 21 for a 7:30pm game against New Ulm Soccer from the Southwest district. Championship game will be July 23 at 4:00pm.
The U16 boys team showed their skills by finishing 9-1-0 in regular season play and outscored their opponents 30-11 taking 1st place in the division. They also went on to beat Blackhawks Soccer Club U16 to secure a 1st seed placement. The boys will head to Coon Rapids for a 12:00pm game on July 17 against Shakopee and then July 21 at 6:00pm against Willmar Soccer from the West district. Championship game will be in Shakopee, MN on July 23 at 2:30pm.
Other Chippewa Strikers teams that fell in their State Qualifier brackets this year include: the U15 girls team (2nd place in regular season league play), U17 girls (6th place), U14 boys (3rd place), and U15 boys (6th place).
Follow the progress of the State bound teams at http://www.mnyouthsoccer.org/page/show/868019-state-tournament-schedule-and-results
We wish all teams good luck at the State Tournament and a congratulations to those that have completed their season.