Category  I  State Cup

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 »

Three SOCA Teams Advance to State Cup Semi Finals

Three SOCA Elite teams have qualified for the VYSA State Cup semi-finals by battling through the quarter-final group stage of the state championship competition.  The U19 Girls and U17 Girls will be joined by the U17 Boys on Saturday, October 29 at the Virginia Soccer Training Center (VSTC) in Fredericksburg, Virginia. The VYSA facility will… Read more »

Six SOCA Squads Still in State Cup

Six SOCA Elite teams remain in the VYSA State Cup competition, with all six now in the quarterfinal group stage of the state championship.  This past weekend the U17 Boys Elite squad guided by DOC Dan Ensley ran rampant over Richmond Strikers, posting an 8-1 victory over the visitors, and thus advancing to the group… Read more »

U14 Boys Bound to Cup Semifinals

SOCA’s U14 Boys Elite team advanced through the VYSA State Cup quarterfinal group stage to stake its claim in the Cup semifinals.  On the strength of back-to-back wins over the weekend, SOCA will face fifth seeded Bethesda South in the semifinal round, scheduled for May 21 at the Virginia Soccer Training Center, Fredericksburg. After losing… Read more »