Martha’s Vineyard youth soccer news

Vineyard youth soccer players attended the National Youth Soccer Symposium in Boston. — Photo courtesy of Perry Ambulos

The U-12 Division 1 boys travel soccer team recently attended the U.S. National Youth Soccer Symposium at the Hynes Convention Center in Boston, taking part in a demonstration on defending principles. The keynote speaker for the event was the U.S. National mens’ coach Jurgen Klinsmann.

Indoor soccer tourney champs

On Presidents’ Day, 50 kids representing the Martha’s Vineyard Travel Soccer program participated in the Bridgewater Domes’ indoor soccer tournament.

Lucah Vieras’s resilient effort at goaltending supported a team of U-12 boys, including of Gabriel Ambulos, Gabriel Bellebuono, Jared Koster, Lohen Goodwin, Miles Albert, and Cole Leport, which went undefeated in four matches to win the U-12 boys A division.