GRFC advances to national championship with PKs

GRANDVILLE, Mich. (WOOD) — The Grand Rapids Football Club women’s team continued its winning ways on Friday night, but needed penalty kicks to do it.

The Ladies in Blue defeated Long Island 3-2 in penalty kicks to move on to the United Women’s Soccer National Championship game on Friday.

Grand Rapids will host Santa Clarita on Saturday at Grandville High School for the championship match.

In the club’s first season, it has won the United Women’s Soccer Midwest Conference title and will play in the national championship.