River Valley Classic Champions-16U Red

Congrats to U16 on their Championship finish at the River Valley Classic tournament last Saturday in Frankfort, IL! What a great way to end the year!!

After a 1-2 loss in their 1st game vs Legacy SC they went on to an exciting run to the Championship game with 1-0 win vs Plainfield United, then a rematch in playoff game with 3-0 win vs Plainfield United. The team then faced the #1 seed Empire South in semifinal to a 0-0 tie. It then went to penalty kicks where the Eagles won on penalty kicks 6-5. In the Championship game, they had a great rematch with Legacy SC, taking home the Championship with a 2-1 win.

MVP was goalie Brandon Castaneda for his brilliant saves and saved a penalty kick in regular time and was outstanding in saving penalties to help Eagles move to the final.