U13 Herndon Crossfire shuts out opponents to win Battlefield tournament

After three games of possession style soccer with strong ball control on the ground and an unbreakable defense, Crossfire stormed to a well-earned but tough finish at the championship.

HYS Crossfire met CSA Calvert in the first match. The Crossfire were relentless in their attack on goal only to have the CSA goalie cover every shot on frame, ending with a scoreless game.

The 2nd game against VSA Heat, Crossfire found the net twice, while denying VSA any score despite a strong effort. In the semi’s, Crossfire scored once early, while maintaining the shutout with only one shot taken by opponent Evergreen FC.

Late Sunday under the lights with lots of adrenaline and mounting pressure, Crossfire scoredearly in first few minutes with a PK against SYC Fury. With Crossfire players staying focused, their hard work and resilience paid off late in the game with a shot at the near post over the SYC goalie. Crossfire ended the tournament with 5 GF and 0 GA in total.