Kryptonite win championship

Kryptonite 2, Afterburners 0

The men of the Kryptonite were seeded at the very bottom of the rankings but played their way to the championship game in the Kaua‘i Mens’ Soccer Association’s Kaua‘i Cup, earlier this month at Vidinha Stadium.

The Kryptonite beat Hanalei in the semifinals to advance to the championship game against No. 2 Afterburners.

In the first half, Michael Chamberlain scored the first goal of the evening followed by Christian McKeown in the second. The Kryptonite held off the Afterburners for the rest of regulation to win the championship and the trophy.

Cane Fire 2, Hanalei 1 PKs

In the third-place match, Cane Fire defeated Hanalei in a match that was decided by the 11th player taking a penalty kick.

The Cane Fire was leading in the first half with a goal from Sean Kosen, but Hanalei’s Eduardo Araujo scored on a bicycle kid over Darren Kosen to tie the game.

The game remained tied after regulation and after 10 players had gone to the line for PKs. It came down to the goal keepers to shoot it past the opposing keeper. Darren Kosen managed to shoot it past Hanalei’s Parker Blaylock giving Cane Fire the win.

An all-star game will be held July 18 and 25 at Vidinha Stadium. Admission is free.

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