The B.C. UNITED U10 boys team took second place at the 3v3 Challenge National Championship at ESPN World Wide Sports Complex in Orlando, Fla., on Friday, August 3 through Sunday, August 5.
The first game against Lehigh Gladiators was tied 2-2; the second game against FC Lake Helenl the team
lost 5-3; the third game they won against Sharp Shooters from Savannah, 8-0; the fourth game was close against the Yellow Cards from Florida, so even though they lost 7-6, it was a great game. During the quarterfinals they played against Sharp Shooters again and won 11-1. In the semifinals they faced Incas and won 5-2. At the final against Newton United from Massachusetts they did a great job, but lost 7-4.
The coach is Yoshihisa Tanaka and the team players are Merritt Patterson, Thomas Holladay, William Tumlin, Sonny Quintanilla and Benjamin Trask and Aki Carter. For more information about the B.C. United Soccer Club, visit www.bcunitedsoccerclub.com.