Two of MPS’ (Miami Premier Soccer Club) teams won first place at the Florida Atlantic University 5v5 Tournament held in Boca on April 10th. The MPS U-16 girls went 4-0, defeating Boca High 2-1, Tigers of Broward 8-0, Coral Springs Storm 3-0 and West Kendall 2-1 in the finals.
Winning U-16 MPS team members: Front Row, left to right: Nana Booth, Brittany Padron, Lesley Osorio, Carolina Blanco. Back Row, left to right: Michael Engelke, Whitney Engelke, Juliana Stebbins, Katie Aguirre, Alex Castanos.
The MPS U-11 girls tied with Weston 2-2, defeated Futbol United 7-0, won against Delray 5-0 and came won the finals against Renegades 1-0.
Winning U-11 MPS team members: Front Row, left to right: Cece Rojas, Sarah Darmanin, Katherine Schmidt. Back Row, left to right: Team Manager David Griffiths, Sofia Gomez, Coach Desiree Rivera, Kelli Griffiths, Lauren O’Brien, Emily Eckblom, Savannah Chiavacci. Player missing from picture: Francesca Blanco