ATWATER OH- Springfield traveled to Waterloo Thursday night with a chance to win the MVAC Championship outright. The Tigers did not disappoint.

Playing a very defensive formation to take some pressure off back up keeper, Mya Argiro, the Tigers went up 3-0 before Waterloo scored to make it 3-1 at the half. Waterloo tied it up at 3 before Springfield made it 4-3. Kaila LaMorticella put in the game clinching goal before Waterloo scored once more with 1 minute remaining to make the final 5-4.

Gracie Venturella had a 3 goal hat trick and Brionna Holt had a goal for the Tigers. Springfield got assists from Holt and Sami Shafer. Argiro had a strong 11 saves for the Tigers.

Springfield finishes the season 12-2-2 (10-1-1 in the MVAC) to win the league title for the second straight year.

The Tigers play the winner of Columbiana and Brookfield next Thursday to start their tournament play.

*Contributed By Justin Kosek at springfieldlocalathletics.com