U-10 Girls Madrid are winners at West Chester Summer Classic!
08/07/10—Spirit United Madrid (U10 Girls) won their latest trophy at the West Chester Summer Classic in a thrilling penalty shootout against Academy team the City Islanders. The girls battled back twice from going a goal behind to force a penalty shootout. During the shootout Emily Wurzel saved three penalties and Grace Voss scored the winner to allow Madrid to lift the Throphy.
On Madrid's conquest to glory they played against some of the top teams in their age group. In the semi-final Madrid and West Chester United Predators had another great match in their recent rivalry. This time with Madrid coming out on top!
Madrid's coach Craig Birtwistle said, "I was extremely pleased with the team's performance. The girls worked hard and deserved to win with the fight and desire they showed."
Madrid's Sister team Spirit United Barcelona also impressed during the tournament. In their first ever tournament, the team worked really well together, but they lost in the final on a Golden Goal after a good performance. Coach Chris Ireland said, "I am really pleased and very proud of all the girls."