Olympic Flame “Ares” Blue traveled to Cincinnati, Ohio to take part in the Mid-American Soccer Classic tournament the weekend of April 12-14, 2019. The MASC tournament is one of the largest tournaments in Ohio and attracts many of the top teams from in and around Ohio, including many teams from the top state leagues.
“Ares” Blue competed in the highest division and cruised through the tournament undefeated with a record of 12 goals for and 1 against. “Ares” Blue defeating Metro FC Rapids from Kettering, Ohio 6-0, Toledo Football Academy Red from Toledo, Ohio 4-1, and TUMFC Green from Lebanon, Ohio 2-0.
“Ares” Blue was matched up against TFA Red for the second time in the tournament in the final which was delayed twice for severe weather and was eventually cancelled and deemed a tie. “Ares” Blue was crowned 2019 MASC U16 Gold Division Champions! Congratulations to the “Ares” Blue players, coaches and trainers for a great result!
Next up for “Ares” Blue is the May Day Classic tournament in Albany, NY followed by the Umbro Showcase, both in May. Good luck to the team!