Over the weekend of September 3rd-5th, 2021, we took the 2008B Black, 2009B Black, 2010B Black & 2011B Black teams to the Chicago Development Showcase in Aurora, Illinois at the Stuart Sports Complex.
The 2011B Black team playing in their first games in the 9v9 format beat RUSH Wisconsin Southeast 11B Blue (WI) 2-1 in their first game, lost to Oak Brook SC 11B Blue (IL) 4-2 in their second game and beat Windy City Rampage 11B Black (IL) 14-0 in their third game to earn a place in the championship game.
In the championship game, the boys beat Oak Brook SC 11B Blue (IL) 1-0 to claim the 1st place trophy!
The 2010B Black team beat Evolution SC 10B Mercurial (IL) 4-1 in their first game, beat Roadrunners SC 10B Select (IL) 3-2 in their second game and beat Chicago Empire SC 10B Gold (IL) 3-2 in their third game to win their group and advance to the championship game.
In the championship game, the boys lost to Thunder SC 10B (IL) 3-2 in a very closely contested final to finish in 2nd Place!
The 2009B Black team beat St. Joseph FC 09B (IL) 2-0 in their first game, beat Kishwaukee Valley 09B (IL) 9-1 in their second game and beat Evolution SC 09B Vapor (IL) 5-0 in their third game to advance to the championship game.
In the championship game, the boys won 2-1 against St. Joseph FC 09B (IL) in a very intense game that was tied 1-1 and went to PK's.
The 2008B Black team lost to Evolution SC 08B Mercurial (IL) 1-0 in the last minute of the game, lost to Campton United 08B Red (IL) 2-1 and beat RUSH Wisconsin Southeast 08B Blue (WI) 2-1 in their third game.
The boys played some great soccer all weekend against three opponents who all play in the USYS National League Midwest Conference.
Congratulations to the 2009B Black & 2011B Black teams on being crowned champions on the 2021 Chicago Development Showcase and to the 2010B Black team on finishing in 2nd place! Overall it is a very successful weekend for all our teams in the club!