Father and son Tyce and Blake Mister receive the championship trophy from NMIFA youth league committee official Lydia Tan after Paire U12 defeated MP United in a shootout, 3-2, during the finals of the 2014 FA Boys and Girls Challenge Cup last Friday at the San Antonio Elementary School Field. Also in the photo is NMIFA general secretary Ross Zapanta.
Paire and MP United players exchange high-fives after the title match.
Game official Glenn Perez instructs players to fall in line to prepare for the shootout.
An MP United player is guarded by two Paire defenders.
A Paire player kicks the ball, while MP United’s Rintaro Miyawaki tries to catch up on defense.
An MP United player makes a throw-in.
Paire’s Kaden Church checks the field before attacking.
Paire and MP Unite players pose for a group photo after their game.
Paire players and coaches huddle after slipping past MP United in the finals.
Roselyn Monroyo | Reporter
Roselyn Monroyo is the sports reporter of Saipan Tribune. She has been covering sports competitions for 16 years. She is a basketball fan and learned to write baseball and football stories when she came to Saipan in 2005.