The Manteca Futbol Club Flash under-12 girls soccer team might not have a flashy Northern California ranking, but that could soon change.
The Flash dispatched three higher-ranked opponents in route to the Soccer by the Bay Tournament championship, including Northern California’s 16th-ranked club, the 49er United SC Shooting Stars.
MFC topped the Shooting Stars of Auburn in the final, 2-1, completing its perfect run over the weekend.
The Flash, ranked 80th in Northern California, according to GotSoccer.com, clinched a championship round appearance with resounding victories over the DeAnza Force (4-0), San Carlos United SC Waves Blue (2-1) and the Santa Rosa United Thunder (3-1).
San Carlos and Santa Rosa are ranked nos. 21 and 23, respectively, in the GotSoccer.com Northern California rankings.