LAGRANGE, N.Y. — The HBC Impact won its third consecutive State Open Cup when they defeated the Stony Brook Surf, 5-1, at Stringham Park June 4.
This Eastern New York Youth Soccer Association Girls Under-17 championship game featured two Long Island Junior Soccer League teams.
HBC is in the middle of a season in which it went undefeated in the Eastern Regional Premier League and have conceded three goals all spring. The Impact have played in five State Open Cup finals.
“Most of these players have been with HBC for the last four years and through these last four State Cup finals,” HBC coach Billy Carroll said. “Anyone we’ve brought in has fit the idea of being a good soccer player, but more importantly a good person. We strive as a whole to be a team people can be proud of both on and off the field. They really play for each other, and for team success. We receive production, minutes and work from the entire roster. We are really proud of the girls, and the success they’ve had.”
HBC had 16 different players score goals in Region I play or during the State Cup.
HBC will represent ENYYSA at the Region I tournament in Spotsylvania, Va. from June 30-July 4.
Stony Brook received the Rocco Amoroso Sportsmanship Award as determined by the game officials.