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Surf GU8 Academy I team wins two championships!

Albion Cup: Back row:  Eva Thomsen-Marr, Cybiehl Padre, Anya Van Den Einde, Mia Savage, Alexis McCorkle and Coach Luke Sanford; Front row: Mia Vassilovski, Nadira Haddach, Elly Van Den Einde, Lily Gano (absent player Kira Carney).
Albion Cup: Back row: Eva Thomsen-Marr, Cybiehl Padre, Anya Van Den Einde, Mia Savage, Alexis McCorkle and Coach Luke Sanford; Front row: Mia Vassilovski, Nadira Haddach, Elly Van Den Einde, Lily Gano (absent player Kira Carney).

Two weekends and two championships!  Surf GU8 Academy I team went undefeated during the Albion Showcase the weekend of Jan. 11-12 to win the championship for their age bracket.  They then went on to win the championship in the San Diego Soccer Club’s (SDSC) Presidents Cup the following weekend (Jan. 18-19).  Playing in the GU9 Bronze bracket, they beat SDSC Navy 3-2 in the finals, scoring the winning goal within minutes left on the clock!

SDSC (Presidents Cup): Back row: Lily Gano, Grace Thao, Cybiehl Padre, Anya Van Den Einde, Coach Luke Sanford; Front row: Mia Savage, Ellie Carroll, Elly Van Den Einde, Mia Vassilovski, Alexis McCorkle (absent player: Nadira Haddach)
SDSC (Presidents Cup): Back row: Lily Gano, Grace Thao, Cybiehl Padre, Anya Van Den Einde, Coach Luke Sanford; Front row: Mia Savage, Ellie Carroll, Elly Van Den Einde, Mia Vassilovski, Alexis McCorkle (absent player: Nadira Haddach)