CASA GRANDE, Ariz. – The Real Salt Lake – Arizona U-16 Elite team will travel up to Phoenix on Saturday to participate in the 2014 Desert Classic Tournament, which will be held at Reach 11.
The U-16 Elite team wrapped up the 2013 calendar year with a impressive showing at the 2013 Nomads Thanksgiving Tournament in which they went undefeated in group play before they were eliminated in the quarterfinals. In three group matches, the U-16s won two, drew one and outscored opponents 5-2.
The U-16s will kick off the Desert Classic Tournament on Saturday morning at 8:30 against Tucson based TSA 98 Boys Blue and will then face Ahwatukee 98 Boys White later in the day at 1:15pm. The final match will be held on Sunday at 1:15pm against SC del Sol 98 Boys Anderson. Tournament schedule here.
Tournament Rules: Divisions will consist of one group of four teams. Each team will play the other three teams in its group for a total of three matches. Final standings shall be determined by the total points accumulated during this round robin play. There will be no Final
|Feb. 8||8:30 AM||RSL-AZ U-16 Elite||VS||TSA 98 Boys Blue||Reach 11 Field #1|
|Feb. 8||1:15 PM||RSL-AZ U-16 Elite||VS||Ahwatukee 98 Boys White||Reach 11 Field #1|
|Feb. 9||1:15 PM||RSL-AZ U-16 Elite||VS||SC del Sol 98 Boys Anderson||Reach 11 Field #1|
RSL U-16 Elite Season Stats (Tournament, AZ State League and FWRL: 24 Matches)
Goals: (6) Diego Robles, (5) Robby Orona, (5) Gallo, (4) Javi Avelar, (4) Austin Tucker, (4) Ryan Flood, (4) Gio Alcocer, (4) Mikey Lanzetta, (4) Chris Fourcand, (3) Alejandro Parra, (2) Josh Allison, Ethan Shacknai, Marcos Hernandez, Patrick Ring
Assists: (6) Parra, (5) Gallo, (3) Duncan Storey, (3) Robles, (2) Avelar, Allison, Alex Valdez, Fourcand, Ring, Alcocer, Flood,
Clean Sheets: (4) Marcel Ruzan, (4) Conor Orton, Avelar