June 3, 2014 > Memorial Day tournament win for Elite
Memorial Day tournament win for Elite
Submitted By Jennifer Inouye-Clark
Coaches Tomas Clark and Adrian Valadez guided the Elite Impact U10 girls soccer team to victory in the El Cerrito Futbal Club Spurs 6v6 Tournament over the Memorial Day weekend. The Elite Impact team, made up of 9 and 10 year olds from the Tri City area, went undefeated with a 4-0 record in the two day tournament held at Tom Bates Sports Complex in Berkeley.
Led by phenomenal Goalie Jalina Vargas, the Impact girls won a thrilling championship game that came down to overtime and then Penalty Kicks for a 2-1 win. Isabela Contreras made the game winning penalty kick to claim the Championship title in the U10/11 girls division.
Outstanding play from Arianna Barbeau, Niki Clark, Maria Camacho, Kiara Gutierrez, Marisol Ibarra-Sanchez, Alexis Jones, Maizie Pimentel, and Emma Valadez resulted in 21 goals scored and only five goals allowed in the tournament.