Chargers SC News Release
Wednesday, September 4, 2013
CLEARWATER, Fla. - Congratulations are in order for the Clearwater 96-97 (U17) Elite Girls, who captured the Disney Showcase Qualifier title this past weekend, earning a spot in the 2013 Disney Showcase.
Coached by Sergei Stopek, the Chargers opened group play with a 2-2 tie against Orlando City Purple, and followed up with a 2-0 victory against Florida Force. The Chargers clinched the group with a 3-0 victory against Weston White Sunday afternoon, earning a spot in the semifinals.
Monday morning's semifinal brought a matchup against the Wellington Wave, who had cruised through group play at 3-0-0. The Chargers were able to secure a 1-0 victory, earning a spot in Monday afternoon's final. Weather conditions became a major factor, as the the final was eventually canceled and the Chargers were declared co-champions.