(Via McLean Soccer) – McLean 00 Hotspur Green Boys won the Virginia State Cup held in Fredericksburg, Virginia this past Sunday, November 5th. With the win, the team advances to the US Youth Soccer Regional Championships held in June 2018 for a shot to advance to the National Championships in Texas in July 2018. The team is no stranger to competing at the highest level having advanced to Nationals for the past 3 years including winning the National Championship in 2016.
In the Sunday finals, McLean’s 18U boys bested Braddock Road Elite Academy 2-0. McLean beat Virginia Rush in the semi-finals. The team is coached by Jamil Walker, former MLS professional player and NSCAA National Youth Coach of the Year in 2014.
Back Row: Coach Jamil Walker, Tony Ducic, Sebastian Oliver, Spencer Gregory, Maverick McGann, Dean Hughes, Raphael Leslau, Ethan Boshart, Kameron Bell-Cooper, Will Socas, Thomas Mande, Nathan Paolozzi
Front Row: Ryan Machado-Jones, Jack Rosener, Brendan Murray, Jake Mayer, Billy Blake, Brayan Lopez-Rodriguez, Rogelio Benitez, Stephen Yeonas, Eric Calvillo, Noah Hannam, Christopher Schram