TYSL team finishes second in District 8

The Tracy Youth Soccer League B2 under-14 boys team took second place in the CalNorth District 8 tournament last month. Front row, left to right: Marco Tinoco, Cameron Aviles, Raul Espinoza, Kyle Lopez, Ryan Ziller, Jesus Zuniga, Felipe Martinez and Jesse Perez. Back row, left to right: Jared Lynn, Ulysses Ruvalcaba, coach Noel Lopez, Rumzi Asad, Victor Camacho, Chetan Singh, John Paul Seitz and Humberto Suarez. Not pictured are Edris Jawanshir and assistant coach Fermin Aviles.

The Tracy Youth Soccer League B2 under-14 boys team made a run at the California Youth Soccer Association CalNorth District 8 championship last month, finishing just short of the tournament title.

The Tracy team went 3-1 for the weekend of Nov. 22 and 23 in a seven-team bracket at Stockton Soccer Complex. On the first day, Tracy B2 shut out both Manteca B2, 2-0, and Manteca B3, 1-0. The Tracy team opened the second day with a 3-0 win over Manteca B3 and then lost 2-0 to Stockton B1 to finish as tournament runner-up.

Offensive standouts for the Tracy team included Marco Tinoco and Jesse Perez. Humberto Suarez was strong on defense, and goalie Ryan Ziller allowed just two goals in four games.

Contact Sports Editor Bob Brownne at brownne@tracypress.com, or call 209-830-4227.

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