RYSL girls soar to shootout triumph and a District 6 cup championship

By: Gold Country News Service
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Consecutive victories over top competition propelled the Under-10 girls of the Roseville Youth Soccer League to championship honor at the 2013 District 6 Cup Dec. 14.

In early tournament action, the girls bested the Sierra Stars 4-1, tied the Pleasant Grove Lady Hawks 1-1 and toppled the Folsom Shooting Stars 5-1.

In the championship finals, Roseville fought to a 1-1 deadlock in regulation with Sacramento North Fusion FC. In the overtime shootout, Roseville captured a 5-4 advantage to dramatically take the crown.

Roseville roster: Adrika Swartwood, Amelia Bella, Claire Harcos, Ella Juarez, Ella Pock, Julia Riley, Kaylie Graham, Nicole Mendoza, Samantha Haworth, Sarah McHugh, Vivian Riley.

Roseville coaches: Robert Graham, Shannon Graham.