The BU14 NPL Warriors travelled to Yardley-Makesfield PA Columbus Day weekend to participate in the top bracket of the YMS Columbus Cup. YMS is the top boys Columbus Day weekend tournament on the East coast/region.
Tied 1-1 Barcelona USA from Maryland
Won 1-0 Mantua GPS FC Bayern squad from NJ.
Playing in the top bracket of the YMS Columbus Cup, the BU14 NPL/Elite 2003 Warriors led by Trainer Rury Caulfield won the Championship by going undefeated, with three wins and a draw. The Warriors only conceded two goals and had two shutouts on the way to earning the championship.
On Saturday morning the Warriors first match ended in a 1-1 draw in a hard fought match against the highly ranked Barcelona USA from Maryland, the top ranked team in the bracket. The Warriors followed that up with a 1-0 win over the Mantua GPS FC Bayern squad from NJ.
On Saturday afternoon the Warriors enjoyed some time off to go bowling as a team. Jack O'Boyle had the most strikes followed by Colin Mushorn. The squad then went to dinner at Bob Evans and capped the night off with a FIFA tournament hosted by Trainer Rury Caulfield. James Vioi and JD Camastro reigned supreme and were crowned FIFA Champions over Brian Bongiorno and Jack O'Boyle.
Won 3-0 - YMS Premier 1967 Celtic (Jack O'Boyle Hat trick)
Won 2-1 - Barcelona USA from Maryland (TO - Thomas O'Neill 2 goals)
The Warriors went back to the field early Sunday morning to play a semi-finals match in the rain against the host YMS Premier 1967 Celtic. The Warriors, in a dominating performance, beat the host YMS squad 3-0 with Jack O'Boyle netting a Hat Trick.
The Warriors opponent in the Championship match was the top ranked Barcelona squad. The final match was a hotly contested and competitive match, with both teams creating scoring opportunities. The Warriors in a total team effort bested the Barcelona squad 2-1 to earn the championship with TO (Thomas O'Neill) scoring a brace on creative passes from his teammates.
Well done Warriors!!