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SoCal US National Champions after dramatic final!

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Updated: August 27, 2017
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SoCal won the gold at the US National Championships 2017 when they defeated Texas by 3-4 at the Silver Creek Sportsplex in San Jose.

The game was an even one with both teams having their chances and the first goal comes about 3 minutes into the first when Gabor Busser scores for Texas. But about five minutes later Chris Harte scores the equalizer and he doesn’t stop there. Harte completes his hattrick with a second do go of the first giving SoCal a 1-3 lead.

Much of the second period is a goalie battle but with about six minutes left to go James Briders finds Pauli Kervinen who scores for Texas making it 2-3 and the heat is on! But just as Texas is getting into it SoCal takes it back through Ernest Darma, 2-4. Texas makes a final push as Dan Torretta finds the net , 3-4 but that is as close as they come.

SoCal are the new US National Champions!