Last Sunday, Laguna, the St. James men’s soccer team, won the championship of the Liga Rasa Soccer League in a match played at Mankato. It is the first league championship Laguna has ever won.

Last Sunday, Laguna, the St. James men’s soccer team, won the championship of the Liga Rasa Soccer League in a match played at Mankato. It is the first league championship Laguna has ever won.

In a decisive away match, Laguna defeated the Jalapenos from Mankato 2-1. This match was played after Laguna tied the Mankato team 1-1 in a match played in St. James one week earlier.

The champion was determined by the total score of both games, so Laguna won by an accumulative score of 3-2.             

The Liga Rasa League has been around since 1996 and is comprised of 12 teams from southern Minnesota.