Columbus’ Red Star U14 Boys Black soccer team won the 2012 Publix Atlanta Cup, featuring more than 500 teams, in the top division for their age group
Two shut outs and a bye qualified the team for the semifinals Sunday against a team from Charlotte. Red Star prevailed in penalty kicks, clinching a position for a game on championship Monday.
The final game was against Alianza of Atlanta. After a scorless overtime, the game ended in sudden-death penalty kicks, and Red Star came through the victorious, taking the title for the second straight year.
Pictured, from left, are: front row, Ethan Englehorn, TJ Fick, Andres Tompson, Bryce Jankiewicz, Thomas Smith, Milan Patel, Hugh Page, Nolan Bidleman and Hunter Henry; back row, coach Jason Robertson, Alan Bayon, George Gottfried, Nathan Robertson, Alexander Harris, Tristan Shytle, Matthew Crumbley, Heath Henry, Noah Packard and coach Harold Urquijo.