Richmond, VA - The U16 Wizards had an outstanding weekend at the Jefferson Cup going undefeated over three games, and winning the Elite division. Jason Eckenrode netted four goals during the weekend, while Jalen Johnson added two, and Max Poelker scored one. Jay Fox added a shutout, and allowed only two goals during the three games. Congratulations to the Wizards and Coach O'Brien on a great result! Scroll down to see the complete breakdown of each game.
U16 Wizards - Champions
VLSC - 3 : Ohio Elite NPL - 1
Goals - Jason Eckenrode (2), Jalen Johnson (1)
VLSC - 3 : Force FC 1 (#5 Ranked Michigan Team)
Goals - Jason Eckenrode (2), Max Poelker (1)
VLSC - 1 : Arsenal FC - 0 (Pennsylvania State Champions)
Goals - Jalen Johnson (1) Shutout - Jay Fox
The Jefferson Cup is one of the largest tournaments in the country, accepting over 700 teams from 35 states. Each year, the tournament averages over 150 state cup champions, 10 regional champions, and over 5 national champions every year throughout the nine age groups. The Jefferson Cup has become associated with such tournaments as WAGS Women's Tournament, The San Diego Surf Cup, the Dallas Cup, and the Disney Showcase as one of the five premier North American tournaments in the country.