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The West Coast Futbol Club’s boys U17 team won gold in the Super Cup division at the 2015 San Diego Surf Cup on July 27, besting some of the top club teams from across the United States, Canada and Mexico.
The local team, which draws players from San Clemente, Dana Point and San Juan Capistrano, won the tournament by defeating Sacramento United Reds 98 1-0 in the championship match. The team went 4-2 over the three-day event.
The team includes: Nicholas Acquino, Blake Bunce, Chasen Brutocao, Jonathan Bryant, Christian Catano, Derrek Chan, Yarin Dan, Trevor Denney, Nikdel Ghaemi, Brett Jones, James Langton, Sam Martinez, William O’Connor, Michael Oakson, Sebastian Olivares, William Ospine, Isasc Pinto, Alfonso Quezada, Sean Rochford and Braden Zines. The team is coached by Oliver Wyss and Bryan Wallace.
The San Clemente Surf soccer club had two of its teams win tournaments in recent weeks. The club’s boys U9 team won the Hotspurs Cup on July 17 and the boys 19’s team won the Pats Cup on July 26. The teams have several players from Capistrano Beach and Dana Point on their rosters.
The boys 19’s defeated Nomads, FC Golden State and California Rush to reach the finals of the tournament’s flight 1 bracket. In the championship game, SC Surf defeated Pats Irvine 2-0.
Despite it being their first-ever performance in tournament play, the club’s boys U9 team won the Hotspurs Cup in San Diego. The team won two games and tied another in pool play to reach the finals. In the championship match, the local club defeated host team Hotspurs Academy 2-1.
The boys U9 team includes: Titus Truman, Daniel Bravo, Dane Janel, Owen Ring, Vance Ewell, Carter Christensen, David Rudnicki, Micah Wishart, Marcos Duzman, Travis Goodwin, Henry Rothey, Alex Sheehan and Griffin Blair. The team is coached by Dave Nolan.
The Orange County Water Polo boys 14U team placed sixth at the 2015 USA Water Polo Junior Olympics on Aug. 2. The local club qualified for the prestigious tournament back in July and finished sixth overall out of 110 teams in their age division.
The team includes: Tommy Kennedy, Preston Sanders, Ty Matson, Adam Engelke, Aiden Sullivan, Ryan Farrier, Will Clark, Colton Gregory, Cole Borlin, James stanton, Alex Lunt and Kai Cameron. The team is coached by Justin Kroeze.