Rancho Santa Fe Attack B97 Academy team wins Sporting Invitational 2014 BU17 Championship

Top row (L-R): Christian Deguzman, Doug Ballard, Don Bingham, Justin Gadalla, Omar Garcia, Dayne Michael, Evan Rodriguez, Devon Alvarado, Angel Flores, Jesus Olea, Coach Evan McNeley. Bottom row: Luis Valdovinos, Lucas Perry, Justin Glaser, Edgar Oliveros, Luis Hernandez, Juan Pena, Owen Ereso, Luke Hazel. Not pictured: Will Caples. Photo by Sylvia Rodriguez

Rancho Santa Fe Attack B97 Academy battled through six games in three days to claim the prestigious Sporting Invitational 2014 BU17 Championship on Aug. 10. The team had an impressive five wins and one tie, with 8 goals for and only 2 against, with a thrilling semifinal penalty shoot-out, resulting in an Attack 5-4 win. This U17 team previously traveled to the Sporting Invitational as U15s and ended the run as finalists.


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