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SOCA Places Three Teams in Final Four

Three SOCA Elite teams will compete in the VYSA State Cup final four over the weekend of May 19 & 20 after claiming wins in the quarter final round.  Joining the U12 Girls Apprentice, who qualified last week, are the U13 Boys Elite and U14 Boys Elite, both of whom advanced with wins on Saturday,… Read more »

Both SOCA U12 Apprentice Teams Advance in State Cup

Both the boys and girls U12 Apprentice teams advanced in State Cup play on Saturday, April 28, by taking very different routes to the next round. The boys enjoyed the comforts of home at South Fork Soccer Park, where they cruised to a 7-1 win over Virginia Legacy.  The match was tight at half-time, with… Read more »

SOCA Sweeps Four State Cup Openers

SOCA Elite and Apprentice teams swept to a perfect start of the spring State Cup campaign, posting four wins on Saturday, April 21 at South Fork Soccer Park. Playing under delightful spring conditions, the local teams enjoyed home advantage in their park and will look to carry momentum in the ensuing rounds. Starting the day… Read more »

Seven SOCA Elite Squads in Cup Final Eight

SOCA Elite teams have found success on the State Cup fields this fall season with seven teams now advanced to the quarterfinal round.   With the single elimination format, Cup play is unforgiving and only consistently high performing teams progress through the tournament. SOCA is known as a club producing quality teams capable of competing for… Read more »

Three SOCA Squads Chase VYSA State Cup

Three SOCA Elite squads remain in the VYSA State Cup competition after the most recent round of matches on April 29.  The U14 Boys, U14 Girls and U13 Boys are all through to the quarter-final round of play and will seek to punch their ticket to the semi-finals in matches this coming Saturday, May 6. The… Read more »

SOCA Advances Two More Teams in State Cup

On Saturday, April 22 two SOCA Elite teams advanced in the VYSA State Cup competition with resounding wins over visiting squads from opposite corners of the state. Despite threatening weather and some light rain, the matches proceeded in the friendly home environs of South Fork Soccer Park, where the hosts handed out big defeats.  The… Read more »

SOCA Teams Split in Cup PLay

On Saturday, April 8 SOCA teams earned a split decision in State Cup play at South Fork Soccer Park with the U13 Boys Elite squad winning their match 4-2 against visiting VA Rush, while the U12 Girls Apprentice fell to Loudoun 3-1. The boys, led by first year coach AJ Barnard, played with a depleted… Read more »

U14 Boys Elite Post State Cup Win

The SOCA U14 Boys Elite team opened their 2017 VYSA State Cup account with a 2-1 win over DC Stoddart Metros on Saturday, April 1.  The match was hosted at the scenic Blue Ridge School stadium field in St. George, after relocating the contest due to unplayable conditions on local natural grass fields. Coach Matt… Read more »

U17 Girls & U17 Boys Win State Cup Titles

Sunday, November 6 was a history-making day for SOCA as both the Elite U17 Boys and Elite U17 Girls won VYSA State Cup championships at the Virginia Soccer Training Center in Fredericksburg, Virginia.  While SOCA has claimed three previous State Cup titles, this year marked the first time that a SOCA girls team has won… Read more »

SOCA U17 Boys and Girls Elite Reach Cup Final!

SOCA placed two teams into the VYSA State Cup final round with semi-final victories on Saturday, October 29. Both the U17 Boys and U17 Girls posted identical 3-1 wins at the Virginia Soccer Training Center (VSTC) to advance to the championship match, which will take place next Sunday. The U17 Boys overtook Beach FC and… Read more »