Coast FA teams brought home three championships and two finalist trophies over the weekend at the prestigious Charleston Shootout in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina. Coast also entered one team in the local YMCA Great Carolina Shootout in Myrtle Beach and brought home top honors.
Coach Ben Schoen’s Coast 02 Black team won the U12 boys division in dramatic fashion by knotting the score in the final moments at 2-2 and forcing an overtime. The Coast keeper came up big in the PK shootout to claim the championship.
The Coast 02 Red boys lost twice to National League powerhouse SCU/MP 02 Elite but posted victories over DSC Rock Hill and WCAA Charlotte to finish as finalists for Coach Donnie Price.
The Coast 03 Red coached by Swavek Apanovicz hit their stride after a first match draw to post three consecutive wins and claim top honors in the U12 top division.
Coach Luis Brenes 04 Red boys outclassed the field in the top U10 boys division reeling off four consecutive one sided victories. The 04 Red outscored their opponents 26 – 2 over their four matches.
The Coast 05 Black team coached by Aaron Miller came up just short in the championship match to claim finalist honors in the second division of U9 boys.
Coaches John Weaver and Cora Cunningham’s Coast 02g Red girls were a late entry, in the Myrtle Beach YMCA Great Carolina Shootout, where they avenged a loss to Florence in pool play to capture the championship with a 4-0 result.