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USVI Soccer Association Elementary School President’s Cup Winner Announced

Montessori School Wins USVI Soccer Association Elementary School President’s Cup On Saturday, June 8, Montessori School from St. Thomas, coached by Senor Adalio Araujo, was crowned champions of the 2013 USVI Soccer Association Elementary School President’s Cup after defeating Country Day from St. Croix in the finals.
Montessori School made light work of Country Day in the finals with a 5-0 victory. Quinn Farrel opened the scoring in the third minute of play with a wonderful shot from inside the penalty box. The other goals came from Thomas Gonzalez in the sixth minute and Alex McFarlane in the eighteenth minute of the first half. Kamden Benjamin and Alex Bartsch put a stamp on the championship trophy with back to back goals in the twenty-eighth minute to seal first place for Montessori School.
Both schools made it to the championship match after semi-finals victories over Good Hope and Lockhart Elementary, 5-0 and 2-0 respectively.
In the battle for third place, Good Hope eased pass Lockhart School by 2-0 with goals from Eckindial Kaza in the seventh minute and Kanai Hodge in the twelfth minute to take third place.
Kamden Benjamin was unanimously voted as the tournament MVP by all the participating coaches. Benjamin, who had a total of three goals in the tournament, two goals in the semi-final and one goal in the final, along with an assist, showed good touches with promising skills.
The tournament was a success and the future of U.S. Virgin Islands Soccer was on display. The children had fun and the parents came out to support them. The USVISA would like to thank all the schools that participated, all the parents and fans that showed their support.
For any information, contact the USVI Soccer Association office at 719-9707or e-mail to usvisoccer@gmail.com. Follow the association on Facebook at: USVI Soccer Association

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