The Kingdom Crush soccer club accomplished something this past weekend no team from Lake Region has ever done before.
The Crush won the Essex United Soccer Tournament, the largest tourney of itsâ€™ kind in the state.
The two day soccer bonanza featured teams from VT, NY, CT and NH. Their performance over the weekend capped off a perfect 13-0 season.
Winning five soccer games in two days, including 3 hours of games on Sunday, required the contribution of every player to overcome the grueling heat and tough competition.
In the finaleÂ´, the Crush defeated Rutland's Summit Football Club 2-1 to take the championship. Lake Regionâ€™s varsity boysâ€™ coach Tom Evans accompanied the team and was very impressed with the teamsâ€™ performance. As he looks towards the Rangersâ€™ soccer future, Evans said he is eager to see the boys play at the high school level.