The Laredo Heat SC youth academy’s tuition-free Under 14 team advanced to the South Texas Youth Soccer Association Presidents Cup State Finals.
Laredo earned the right to represent the STYSA Western District by winning 2-1 on Saturday, May 7 in San Antonio against the McAllen Dynamo STX.
“We are so proud of the performance of our Under 14 athletes,” Laredo Heat SC Vice President Priya Vaswani said. “Their dedication and continued growth is always exciting to see, and we can’t wait to see them represent the Western District in the STYSA Presidents Cup State Finals.”
The STYSA Cup State Finals will be held May 21-22 in College Station.
The U14 team features Juan Brenis, Samantha De Hoyos, Alfredo Elizondo, Milly Garcia, Giovanni Garza, Leonardo Gasca, Tadeo Gasca, Fernando Gutierrez, Edwin Hernandez, Rodrigo Lozano, Asael Montoya Zapata, Santos Pruneda, Alan Robles, Mario Rosano, Alessandro Salazar Lee, Javier Sanchez, Luis Sandoval, Diego Silva, Karlo Tenorio, Jose Villanueva and Rafael Yanez.
Visit laredoheatsc.com and follow @laredoheatsc on social media to stay up to date on the latest news. Any youth players interested in joining the academy can visit laredoheatscyouth.com for more information. To see plans announced last week for construction of the Laredo Heat Soccer Complex, visit team.laredoheatsc.com/soccercomplex.
The Heat’s National Premier Soccer League team opens its season Friday, May 13 in San Antonio and returns for its home opener May 18. The Heat play their home matches at the TAMIU Soccer Complex. Tickets are $5 for general admission and $20 for VIP access, and children 12 and under get in free.