St. Louis Scott Gallagher celebrated seven total Missouri State Cup Final victories on Saturday, June 10th which set a club record for the number of teams sent to Regionals. The SLSG MO Boys won six out of seven trophies while the SLSG MO Girls won one out of two finals as well.
The SLSG MO Boys had a finalist in every age group this year and almost completed a clean sweep. The age group Missouri State Cup Champions are as follows:
Team: SLSG Pre-Academy 2004
Coach: Kevin Thibodeau, Matt Mueller, Paul Thibodeau, Ross Beveridge
Team: SLSG Elite 2003
Coach: Mark Dorsey Jr., Mark Dorsey Sr.
Team: SLSG Elite 2002
Coach: Tim Amlong, Frank Livingstone, Chris Hutson
Team: SLSG Elite 2001
Coach: Ryan Burke, Jonathan Douglas
Team: SLSG Elite 2000
Coach: Andy Cooper, Ken Cooper, John Schneider, Brett Williams
Team: SLSG STLFC
Coach: Mark Dorsey Sr., Mark Dorsey Jr., David Comens
The SLSG MO Girls also had a finalist in both groups that the club participated in at the U13 and U14 levels. SLSG Elite 04 won 2-0 over Sporting STL Red Devils 2004 to win the U13 State Cup title while SLSG Premier 03 lost in overtime 3-2 to FC Kansas City Academy Blues Elite 03.
Both the boys and girls teams will advance to the US Youth Soccer Region II Championships in Sioux Falls, South Dakota from June 23 – June 28. The winners of those games will then play in the 2017 US Youth Soccer National Championships in Frisco, Texas from July 24 – July 30.