CREATED May. 14, 2013
The South High Packers made history winning the soccer state championship boys Class A title. Monday night, they beat Creighton Prep. Not only is the school beaming with pride, alumni and the south Omaha community is celebrating the big win.
It's the first time South High has ever taken home a state championship title for soccer. The last time the school took home any championship title, in 1990, before South's current student body was alive.
Monday, the game was intense and tied at 0-0. More than 8000 fans in the bleachers cheered on the undefeated Packers and Creighton Prep, who was hoping for their third straight title. With nearly 5 minutes left on the clock, one goal, from Packer player Jose Marquez, won it all.
Tuesday, the star players celebrated their win with the student body and the public. Mayor Jim Suttle even proclaimed May 14 as Omaha South High day. Bellevue University signed four of the athletes during the pep rally.
Their latest win bumps South high to the number 1 ranked boys' spring soccer team in the nation.