CTX Surf had a great weekend with 8 wins and 1 loss in bracket play at the Copa Surf Elite Youth Soccer Tournament in San Antonio.
Three teams entered include CTX Surf SC 02 Boys, CTX Surf SC 06 Boys and CTX Surf SC ECNL RL 07 Girls. All three teams won their brackets to earn a spot in each respective championship game.
The 02 Boys went perfect 3-0 in bracket play with notable wins over Bastrop Inferno and the United Soccer Leadership Academy. The team ended up with a runner-up finish in the final.
The 06 elite boys won two and lost one in bracket play with big wins over Corpus Christi (6-1) and East Dallas (4-1) with the sole loss to Dallas Classic League Champions, Arsenal 2-0. The championship game was a replay against Arsenal with two comeback goals after Surf scored early off a Daniel Meza (Lehman HS) assist to Cameron Noto (Hays HS).
The 07 ECNL Regional League Girls went undefeated in bracket play against Buffalos FC (2-1), Lonestar (9-0) and Sting (1-0). The Championship game was put to rest early in the second half as Surf put a 4th goal in to claim the championship over Sting 4-1. Goals were scored by Jordin Donaldson (4 – Wimberley), Taylor Pattee (3 – Buda), Lucero Alvarado (3 – San Marcos), Dylan Watson (2 – Wimberley), Laina Kolos (Victoria), Brianna Lobash (Dripping Springs) and Peyton Ford (Buda). Naomi Mercado tallied two clean shots in goal.
CTX Surf Soccer Club plays Regional/National level tournaments/leagues in the Western District Division One Association(WDDOA) and the Elite Clubs National League – Regional Allocation (ECNL-RL) and trains in Kyle. This past week the 2007 Girls also made history with the first ever win for any Hays County soccer club in a Regional League by upsetting 2nd ranked Challenge Soccer Club of Houston 1-0 with a Taylor Pattee (Buda) upper-ninety goal from a corner kick.