The U14 Knights Soccer Club 05 Boys Maroon team fought through rain, wind, cold and very tough field conditions to win the Sport Shake Fall Classic soccer tournament in Springfield, MO Oct. 13-14.
The Knights were in a five team round robin bracket. The team was able to prevail in their first game on Saturday by a score of 2-0 against Sporting Columbia. Next up was Legacy Soccer Club from Springfield. In a steady rain, with very poor field conditions, the Knights were able to pull away from Legacy for a 5-1 win. Sunday morning saw the Knights have an 8 am game on a very wet and rough field. The Knights opponent was a very good Ozark Soccer Club team. The Knights played their best game of the season so far and got another 2-0 shutout. Controlling the game right from the start. Completing their run to a 4-0 record for the tournament, the Knights shut out Stealth to complete the Championship, 3-0. It was a dominating performance by the 05 Knights having scored 12 goals and conceding only I for the tournament. The 05 Knights play their league games in the St. Louis Youth Soccer League where they are currently 1-1-1.