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06 Boys Promoted to Premier II

By Corey Bulheller, 09/13/21, 2:15PM CDT


The 2006 Boys were promoted to Premier II for the upcoming season. They finished fourth in the standings with 7 wins, 5 losses and 2 ties. They scored a total of 18 goals and conceded 17.

Coaches Alex Dodd and Jordan Finneran said the highlight of the season for them was seeing the players improve throughout the season. The players picked up the way they wanted to play throughout the season and started to put this into games and bought into the system. They also said how they liked seeing the team gel together.

The coaches said that the toughest part of the season was the way they went out of the USA Cup as they played well but they got eliminated in an unusual fashion. The team was happy with how they played and are now hungry to go and win the cup next year. They are both excited for next year and believe that the players are ready for the challenge and said that whenever they have given them a challenge in the past they have risen to the occasion. 

The players all agreed that it was a great season and how they felt the team came together. With top scorer Ben, saying that it was one of the best years he has had playing with Gitch. Callum's highlight of the season was when they played NOSC Blast and held them off for half an hour with a man sent off for the win. Walker's highlight of the season was when the team beat Maple Brook where the team came together to get a win. 

Callum and Walker both said how playing as a team and learning how to work with each other helped the team grow to play better and improve. Cyrus said that he learnt how to better his mentality and focus on a game which helped him improve. 

Lastly, the players have all agreed that it will be tough next season in a new league but they are all looking forward to the new challenge and competing against better players and teams.