MAPFRE Stadium hosted the 2015 Columbus City League Championships Presented by the Columbus Crew SC Foundation last night.
The boys’ competition kicked off the event with the Centennial Stars taking on the Independence Sixers. The Sixers came out on top with a final score of 5-2. The girls competition featured the Centennial Stars and the Whetstone Braves, with the Braves winning 5-0.
Following both matches, an MVP from each of the winning teams was awarded with a $1,000 scholarship to be applied to higher education, courtesy of the Columbus Crew SC Foundation and Atlapac Corporation.
Emile Ndiaye of the Independence Sixers received the MVP honor for the boys and Emily Morrison was named the MVP for the girls.
The use of the facility, field and public address were provided at no cost to the schools for the competition, courtesy of the Columbus Crew SC Foundation.
For more information about the Crew SC Foundation, or to get involved in upcoming programming, please visit www.columbuscrewsc.com/giveforward/foundation.
Crew defender Tyson Wahl made a surprise visit to the final fall practice session of the Franklin County Special Olympics Soccer League. Wahl interacted with the participants and helped lead the group in several drills as they prepared for their end of the year tournament on Saturday, October 5.