On Memorial Day weekend, the Hawks Academy sent a few teams to the Poway Shootout where three teams dominated their age groups and came out as champions. The BU8 Academy coached by Ryan Halliday played their first tournament together and the team outscored their opponents 33 goals for and two against which included an 8-1 final win.
The BU12 Academy team, also coached by Ryan Halliday, is an experienced Flight 1 team with many tournament wins in their years playing together and goalkeeper Adrian Munoz gave up only 1 goal in the tournament while his teammates scored 22 goals.
The Hawks team won the championship game 7-0 with the entire team contributing.
The girls were not to be left out as the GU14 Academy team coached by Carlos Basso also dominated their competition with goalkeeper Ysana LaRiva only allowing one goal the whole tournament. Her teammates put 16 goals in, including a 3-0 championship win in the finals.
The same weekend in Cerritos the BU18 Academy coached by Carlos Menjivar made it to the finals before losing to a team from Northern California in penalty kicks. This team will also be playing in the toughest gaming flight in the country when they challenge other Fight 1 teams during league season.
The club team will be training with several college coaches along with the other older Hawks teams in order to prepare and coming up in the next month is Presentation College (North Dakota), San Jose State University and Cal Poly Pomona. Other colleges will be added as the summer progresses.
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