SBSC’s U11 Blue wins State Cup title

Santa Barbara Soccer Club's champion U11 Blue team.

Santa Barbara Soccer Club’s champion U11 Blue team.


Jack Ransdell’s goal in the championship match gave Santa Barbara Soccer Club’s U11 Blue boys team a 1-0 victory and the title in the Cal South State Cup Governor’s Division on Sunday in San Bernardino.

The Boys U11 blitzed the tournament field with a record 8-0-1, scoring 21 goals compared to only four against. Among the several highlights of the tournament, Santa Barbara defeated defending champions, Oceanside Breakers, by 1-0 in the quarterfinals.

The State Cup’s Governor’s Division started with 84 teams.

Santa Barbara, coached by Hans Diaz, defeated SouthWestern FC in the final after surviving a penalty-kick shootout in the semifinals with South Valley SC that was decided 7-6.

Ransdell’s goal was assisted by Cason Goodman. Petar Jevremovic scored the winning goal in the shootout.

Team Roster: Jackson Greaney, Josh Brennan, Maximilian Early, Filippo Gerli, Barrett Goodman, Cason Goodman, Luke Goodman, Wyatt Hastings, Luis Jeronimo, Petar Jevremovic, Owen Pryor, Jack Ransdell, Emmet Speake, and Luke Stefanski.