WOW what a year!!! Ajax has so many teams to be proud of. Each of you displayed strength, skill, determination and sportsmanship throughout the year and it has paid off. Listed below are our Academy teams that participated in the Nor Cal State Cup. Congratulations to you all!!
Ajax Premier 98G - U14 Silver Cup Finalists
These girls fought hard all year and earned a bid to play in the U14 Girls Silver cup. After winning a 3-0 match against NYSA United 97g in the qualifier the girls continued to win. They defeated Impact Soccer Club Xplosion 3-1 in round 16 and beat UC Premier Outlaws 98 3-2 in the Quarterfinals. A game of domination and skill followed as the girls crushed Pleasanton Rage 97 Grey 4-0 to make it into the finals. In the end the tired girls were unable to continue their winning streak when they fell 0-4 against NBEFC 97G Blue Cyprus in the finals.
Ajax Elite 98G
After a long season the girls qualified to play in the U14 Girls Gold Cup by defeating Placer United in an exciting match 1-0. They battled in round 16 but were unable to come out with a win and lost to La Morinda 97g 0-6.
Ajax Premier 98B
These boys played hard all year and managed to qualify in the U14 Boys Silver cup and lost their first game 0-4 against the tough LUFC Lobos 97 team. They were able to make it to the quarterfinals but were defeated 0-7 by ABSC Barracudas.
Ajax Elite 98B
Finishing up the season at the top, the boys qualified for the U14 Boys State Cup. They defeated Real Sacramento FC Atlas Red 97 3-1 in the qualifier and overpowered ACC Mavericks United FC 2-1 in Round 16. The win allowed them to make it to the quarterfinals where they lost by a narrow margin to SCC Breakers 98B White 1-2.
Ajax Elite 96G - U16 State Cup Finalists
After winning their group stage of NorCal State Cup, Academy Team Elite 96G won their qualifying round game vs. ACC Mavericks 2-1 to advance to the quarterfinals where they would face Mustang Revolution. The game was tied 1-1 after regulation and two overtime periods. It would take PK’s to decide the match with the ladies from Ajax winning and moving on to play CASA Boca in the semi-finals. Ajax took the lead late in the first half and held on in the second to defeat Boca 1-0 sending Elite 96G to the NorCal State Cup Finals in the top level. In the finals the ladies from Ajax faced Napa Valley SC United and despite a strong effort Ajax was on the losing end 0-3.
Ajax Elite 95G
After months of training and traveling, the girls qualified for the U17 Girls State Cup by overwhelming Walnut Creek Heat 2-0. They were unable to get a lucky draw and had to face the #1 seed CSCVS Chilipeppers and were knocked out of Round 16 with a loss 0-6.
Ajax Elite 94G
Another tough playoff for our girls, they qualified for the U18/U19 State Cup and lost very close match 2-3 to Impact Soccer Club in the Quarterfinals.
Again we would like to congratulate all of you. A special thanks to all of the parents, friends and family that came out to support all of our teams.