Billings Magic tops Missoula Strikers
BILLINGS - The Billings Magic defeated the Missoula Strikers 3-1 Monday to claim the boys' U-18/19 championship at the Montana State Cup youth soccer tournament.
In other matches involving area players, the Missoula Strikers took the boys' U-16 title with a 4-1 victory over Billings, and FC Missoula defeated the Flathead Force 3-0 for the boys' U-14 crown.
Black Dog, which draws players from around western Montana, defeated the Billings Magic 5-0 for the U-18 girls' championship. Black Dog also defeated Great Falls 3-1 in the U-17 girls' title match, and the Flathead Force 3-1 in the U-16 girls' title match.
Top teams in each age group qualified for the Far West Regional tournament, next week at Albuquerque, N.M.