SOLON, Ohio (WKBN) – Champion fell to Kirtland 1-0 in double-overtime in the Division III Regional Semifinals Tuesday night at Solon High School. It was the Golden Flashes third trip to Regionals in the last five years.
Katie Straus scored the game winner for the Hornets with 6:31 left in double-overtime to seal the victory with the game’s only tally.
Champion Goalkeeper Carissa Hurst finished with 12 saves. Kirtland’s Maddie Zuberer finished with one save.
Champion’s season comes to an end with a record of 12-3-5.
Kirtland improves to 16-3-2, and advances to face the winner of Norwayne/Canton Central Catholic in the Division III Regional Finals Saturday at 7PM at Brecksville-Broadview Heights High School.