Lee's Summit North blanks Angels 3-0 in semifinal game in Kansas City.
The St. Joe Angels have been relegated to the third-place game in the state soccer championships on the Blue Spring South field today. The Angels meet Springfield Glendale in the third-place game at noon today. The title game will be contested between Lee's Summit North (24-3) against Cor Jesu Academy (22-2). That game will start at 6 p.m. In the Angels' game, it was 0-0 at halftime, with neither team showing an advantage. In the second half attacker Allie Stevensen scored twice including a goal on a penalty kick. The Angels tumbled to 15-7-1 with the loss to Lee's Summit North. Cor Jesu got by Springfield Glendale 1-0 in the other semifinal game.
Last championship came a decade ago in 2002.
The last time St. Joseph’s Academy 15-6-1) won the state soccer tournament, the year was 2002. Coming up on 10 years, Coach Maureen McVey and her team are hopeful this will be their year. In 2002, assistant coach Courtney Hulcer was a member of the championship squad that beat Lee’s Summit North 4-0 for the title. Lee’s Summit North (23-3) will be the opponent once again in the semifinals, Friday, 6 p.m. on the Blue Spring South artificial turf field. In 2001, the Angels defeated Rockwood Summit 2-1 for the title. The win over Summit was particularly exciting. Both goals came in time stoppage situations. In the other Class 3 semifinal game in Kansas City, Cor Jesu Academy (21-2) takes on Springfield Glendale (19-5) at 4 p.m. “We feel good …