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Ponte Vedra tops American Heritage in PKs

2/12/2012

Despite getting outshot by a substantial margin, Ponte Vedra (Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla.) held on for a 1-1 tie through regulation and a pair of overtime sessions before upsetting American Heritage (Plantation, Fla.) in penalty kicks for the Florida Class 3A state title Saturday.

American Heritage (30-2-1) entered the match ranked No. 15 in the POWERADE FAB 50, while Ponte Vedra (22-4-4) was unranked. Saturday's state title marked the sixth for Ponte Vedra coach Dave Silverberg, who won four titles at Nease (St. Augustine, Fla.) before taking over Ponte Vedra.