Sol lose heartbreaker in national semifinals

The Sonoma County Sol lost to the Queen City FC Blues of Buffalo, N.Y., 5-4 on penalty kicks Friday in the semifinals of the National Premier Soccer League Final Four at Helix High School in La Mesa, near San Diego.

The Sol (8-3-4) rallied from a 3-1 second-half defict and from a 4-3 defict in overtime before losing 4-3 on penalty kicks.

Brandon Boone scored two goals for the Sol and Tyler Hurst and Trevor Hurst each added goals. Trevor Hurst scored on a header off a penalty kick to tie the score at 4 in overtime.
Queen City improved to 9-2-1 and will play in Saturday night’s national championship game.