Canterbury wins state title in sudden death penalty kicks

High School Sports

After Covenant Christian missed its first attempt in sudden death penalty kicks Canterbury’s Joel Groninger would step up and drill his attempt earning Canterbury the 1A state title and the seventh state title in program history.

After a scoreless regulation and overtime the Cavs and Covenant Christian went to penalty kicks. Both teams converted all five attempts to send the match to sudden death PKs.

Clayton Perry starred in goal for the Cavaliers with three saves on the way to a shutout.

Canterbury finishes 12-7-4 overall this season under coach Greg Mauch.

Another local team will look to win a state title tomorrow as Homestead faces Carmel in the 3A state title game at 6 p.m.

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