U15's at Pleasanton Rage Showcase

July 19th - The U15 girls had a successful trip to Northern California playing in the top flight of the Pleasanton Rage College Showcase.  The girls opened play on Friday afternoon with a 1-0 win over a feisty Placer United side.  In Saturday's early game, SoCal Academy outlasted Mountain View/Los Altos Tornado ECNL 2-1 in a physical game.  The girls had a dominating performance over San Mateo County Star (4-2) in Saturday afternoon's game.  Sunday morning's game was a matchup of the top two teams in the Super 1 Division of the showcase: SoCal Academy vs. Pleasanton Rage ECNL.  The SoCal squad started slowly and fell behind 3-0 at halftime.  After some adjustments and additional motivation from Coach Chavez, the SoCal Academy girls stormed back with 3 goals to earn the tie, and also the showcase championship based on the most points scored during the weekend (10 point system - SoCal 31, Rage 29).