Over the weekend of March 6th & 7th, North Texas ODP State Teams in the 2004 and 2005 age groups competed in the Scott Dymond College Showcase, hosted in Dallas & Frisco, TX. In their second showcase event of the season, the six teams once again displayed their skills and abilities for college coaches on the recruiting trail. Click HERE for pictures from this event.
The 2004 Boys had three hard fought games over the weekend, beginning with a shutout win against FCP Dynamos 04B (NTX). Their next two games came against Solar 04B White (NTX) and Fever United 04 Boys Nichols (NTX). Both games saw their opponents find the back of the net, and unfortunately ended in losses.
The 2004 Girls faced stiff competition throughout the entire event. They kicked things off with a battle against FC Dallas Youth 04G North Black (NTX), falling narrowly in a one score game. This was followed up with a tough loss to NEOFC 04 Blue (OK). On the final day of play, they duked it out with Sting Dallas Royal ECNL RL 04 (NTX) in a scoreless bout to wrap up their weekend.
Two 2005 Boys teams represented North Texas over the weekend, combining for a .500 overall record. The Red team kicked off the event with a 3-1 win over Houston FC 05B (STX). The middle of their three games saw them face off against Sporting Wichita Elite 05 (KS), where unfortunately, they ended up on the wrong side of a one score difference. Wrapping up their event, they faced off with Solar 05B Martinez (NTX), getting back to winning ways, the game ended with a final score of 3-1.
The White team got off to a hot start taking down OK Energy FC (Central) 05 Green (OK), by a score of 4-0. Their next two games were tough sledding, as they fell to another set of out of state opponents in MS United FC Rush 05 Boys Premier (MS) and Tulsa SC 05B NPL (OK).
Just as their male counterparts, the 2005 Girls also had two teams enter in the showcase, with their teams combining for a 4-2 overall record. The Red team took a tough 1-0 loss to Sting Dallas Black ECNL 06 (NTX), but responded picking up two wins to close out their event over Dallas Texans Central 05G Red FDL (NTX), and Sting Dallas Royal ECNL RL 05 (NTX).
The White team also faced a trio of opponents from North Texas. Getting off on the right foot picking up a win against High Plains Drifters 2005 Girls (NTX). In their next match, they lost a one score affair with FC Dallas Youth 05G North Blue (NTX). Finally, to conclude their set of games they knocked off FC Dallas Youth 05G Black (NTX) by a score of 3-1.