As the temperature rose, so did the level of play at the second day of the 2015 Virginian Elite Showcase.
In the U17-U19 Girls Showcase, NVSC Jr. Majestics shut out the Culpeper Comets 2-0. FCV Ashburn Wolves played to a 3-1 victory over the SYC Pride Fire, and the Arlington Atletica Red held the VSA Heat 97 White scoreless to win 3-0. SYC Pride Panthers played the VYS Falcons and came away with a decisive win of 5-0. Lee Mount Vernon SC Patriots played well, outscoring their opponents, Loudoun SC 97G White 7-0.
The U16 Girls Showcase also produced its own exciting matches. MYS Spirit White and Penn Legacy 98 White both won 2-1, defeating ODFC Cesena and MYS 98 Green. Arlington Forza White and CESC Storm Gold won close matches, edging out West Schuylkill FC Impact and FPYC FM 1-0.
PWSI Courage 98 Red and SYC Stampede played a scoreless match while Evergreen FC U16 Girls tied Reston SA 98 Elite 1-1. The strongest performances came in multi-goal victories by Reston SA 98 United, EPIC SC Blizzard, SYC Freedom and Mahwah Raiders.
On the boys side, Takoma Park Rangers improved to 2-0-0 in the U-17 to U-19 Men’s Showcase Division, earning a last-minute 1-0 win over a strong Calverton Revolution side.
In the U-16 Boys Showcase, host club SYC Strikers Gold leads Bracket A, Loudoun Soccer 98 Black leads Bracket B and Arlington Attack Blue leads Bracket C, each with perfect 2-0-0 records.