The Harbor Muddawgs won the U12 girls division at the South Mason Kickoff tournament played over the weekend in Shelton, WA. The three-day four game tournament provided the muddawgs an opportunity to showcase their soccer skills and mental tenacity. In game one, the Muddawgs dominated ball possession and kept constant offensive pressure against the Sting. But as fate would have it, a second Sting fast break in the final munutes led to a 2 -1 loss.
Known for their determination and 'doggedness', the Muddawgs showed up to play their following two games with tenacity and energy and rolled on to a 5 -1 win over the Montesano Stars and a 2 – 0 shutout win over the Infernos. The two wins made the team the points leader and guaranteed a playoff showdown against the number two points winner, Montesano Stars.
A dramatic playoff game ended with both team's spectators and parents on their feet, as a game tie (2– 2), led to a required ten-minute overtime. While the first goal in overtime would have led to a win for either team, the ten minutes passed with another tie (0 – 0); prompting a penalty kick shootout. The Muddawgs secured the tournament win with 3 penalty kicks scored verses 2 penalty kicks made by the Stars.
Congratulations Harbor Muddawgs!