After comeback wins in the quarterfinal and semifinal, EBU Bay Oaks Storm 99 lifted a U-13 State Cup with a 2-0 win over Cupertino-based De Anza Force in Woodland, Calif.
The final win marked the Storm’s fourth straight victory in the Gold 3 division, including a 6-2 victory over Redwood City’s Juventus SC in its final placement game.
In its quarterfinal win against Folsom’s American River Freedom, the Storm recovered from a two-goal deficit for a 3-2 win. In the
semifinal, down 1-0 at halftime, the Storm beat Santa Clara Sporting, 2-1.
Eva Jaeger, Carlie Houser, Christina Pirrotta, Rachael Cohen, Ava Biehn; Coach Mike Woitalla, Paola Baron, Jamie Lau, Anashea Custard, Carlee Bowen, Claire Lau; Annika Velez, Eleanor Brown, Julia Gallaway, Julia Kernan-Woitalla, Sophia Marchesotti. Not pictured: Ruthie DeWit , Leah Kochendoerfer, Coach Tom DeWit.