The Grand Strand YMCA Can-Am Cup youth soccer tournament hosted more than 200 teams from North and South Carolina over the weekend in Myrtle Beach, S.C.
Coach Brian Smith’s Coast FA’s 03 Red won the championship of the top 15U division while playing up a full year in age. The 03 Red avenged a 5-2 loss to the 02
PISA Hurricanes earlier in the day to take a 5-3 win in the final.” I could not be more proud of the way my team handled themselves at this event. They fought hard against three older teams that were much bigger and stronger than we were. My kids received a well earned championship medal this weekend” said Coach Smith.
The Coast 06g Red team posted a perfect 4-0-0 weekend in claiming the championship in the top division of 11U girls.Coach Vinny De La Cueva’s team won a hard fought final to claim the top honors.”We had a great showing this weekend as reflected by our four results. Many positives came from these matches and I hope to carry over the momentum into next weekend at the St Patty Cup” said Coach De La Cueva. Coach Thomas Tamale’s Coast 07g Red made the Under-10 Girls top division final losing a heartbreaker by one goal..