SCC Breakers 01B White won the Sporting Invitational on August 12th in Santa Clara. Playing in the U11 division, the Breakers finished first in their group, outscoring their opponents 14-1.
In the quarterfinals, the team beat Ballistic United 4-0 to advance to the semi-final against tournament host, Santa Clara Sporting 01B Black. In a well-fought game, the Breakers earned a 2-1 victory on a game-winning goal from Julian Contreras.
In the final, Breakers faced PAC United of San Jose. PAC scored on two free kicks in the first half, but in the second half the Breakers came back twice to tie the score at 3-3 and force overtime. In overtime, PAC scored first, but once again Breakers equaled with a goal minutes before the final whistle, tying the game at 4-4 and forcing penalty kicks. The Breakers secured their second tournament championship of the summer with a 4-3 victory on penalties.
Connor Dawson, a 5th grader at Twin Lakes Christian School, led the team with 10 goals.
SCC Breakers 01B White: Julian Contreras, Danny Dahel, Connor Dawson, Mason Escalante, Mario Hernandez, Tony Hueso, Jeremiah Lopez, Bryan Marinez, Kelly McGinn, Zach Rivas, Richie Rutledge, Quinn Sprague, and Coach Raul Olvera.