The Plantation Eagles U-10 boys closed the season with an excellent performance under the hot Cutler Ridge sun taking home with them the first place and the championship cup for Plantation . The team opened the tournament with an 11-2 win over the Baysiders. On the second game they shutdown Pinecrest Premier 6-0 and they moved to the third challenging game with a 4-3 win against National USA.
They seeded first over all three groups with 3 wins and 15 points but the luck of the draw had them facing National USA; seeded forth, one more time at the semi finals. The boys were determined to win over the “old” rivals and they stepped into the game aggressively and with purpose finishing the match with a 5-1 win.
The final was played against West Pines and it was the most dramatic game of the day. The squad was tired and overheated but the spirited words of Coach Anis Jerbi injected new energy to the young players and helped them focus again on what they wanted the most, a 5-3 a win and a well deserved place at the champion’s pedestal.
The team: Adam Azan, Andrew Booth, Wallace Coke, Colton Lichtenberg, Matthew Krichmar, Dylan Moreno, Minas Myrtidis, Coach Anis Jerbi.