Conestoga Boys are State Soccer Champs

A perfect ending to a perfect season.

Boys soccer team  has a lot to be thankful for this Thanksgiving.they are the undefeated PIAA Division AAA state champions. The team won the crown Saturday night at Hershey Park Stadium with a 1-0 victory over Upper St. Clair High School. (Click on the PDF to see how the Pioneers marched through the playoffs).

2011 has been a banner year for Conestoga sports teams. On the boys side alone, the Pioneers are 2011 State Champions in baseball, tennis, lacrosse and now soccer, a point made by Tredyffrin Board of Supervisors member Mike Heaberg at the end of Monday night's supervisor's meeting.

Saturday's game was the perfect end to a perfect, undefeated season. The Pioneers only goal came with 39 minutes left in the Championship game. T-Ben Donnie, scored the goal, working in concert with the rest of the Conestoga offense and working his way past defenders. In a post-game interview posted on Mainline Media News, Donnie talked about at just 5'2" in height he was able to get past a much bigger defense.

Pioneers goal keeper Clarke Fox said after the goal early in the second half it was a the longest 38 minutes in the season to the final whistle.


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