The Carmel Valley Manchester BU14 White soccer team recently competed in the Hot Spurs Labor Day Soccer Tournament at the Chula Vista Arco Olympic Training Center. The team took first place in their bracket after defeating the Hot Spurs in the semi-finals during a penalty kick shoot-out. Goalie Arthur LeReverend blocked 4 penalty kicks, ensuring the team a place in the finals. After a hard-fought battle against the Poway Vaqueros, the team placed second overall in the tournament.
Carmel Valley Manchester Soccer Club was formed in 2001 by directors Jeff Illingworth and Billy Garton. The mission of the club is to enhance the individual technique, skill and knowledge at the game of soccer. Today, the club is home to 40 boys and girls teams representing over 600 outstanding San Diego youth players.