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ISA U14 WINS MIAMI SUN SPRING CLASSIC

Published Mar 10, 2019

(SUNDAY MARCH 10 2019) The ISA Boca Raton Juniors U14 boys team went undefeated in the Miami Sun Spring Classic. 

Down by two goals at halftime against hosts Miami Sun in the final, goals by David Mendes and Diego Morales brought the team back in the game. Despite the rally ISA found themselves chasing the game, down 3-2 late in the seccond half. A downwards header by Caua Obied leveled the score and sent the game in the penalty kicks. The Most Valuable Player of the final was Christian Arriaz, who not only scored the winning penalty kick but saved three penalty kicks as the team's goalkeeper. The top goal scorer of the tournament was David Mendes, who scored 6 goals in one game (14 in total).

"We thank the Miami Sun organization for inviting us to this event. Their team won the South Florida division last year so I know this event would feature strong teams. We were pushed to our limit and survived. The comeback in the final speaks for itself." highlighed Cesar Mantilla, head coach of ISA U14. Other participants in the tournament were Florida Revolution and Real Aviles respectively.

Congrats to the champions!

#2. Rafael Azvedo Morales 2006

#3. Sebastian Simonassi 2006

#4. Christian Arriaz 2005

#5. Juan Bentancourt 2005

#7. Lucas Albuquere 2005

#8. Caua Obied 2006

#10. David Mendes 2005

#11. Diego Azvedo Morales 2006

#12. Matthew Klien 2006

#19. Felipe Magahales 2006