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DC United Nods to Great Falls’ Pride Blue

The U10 Girls Pride Blue team, of Great Falls, played and won the Arlington Spring Invitation Tournament March 8-9 and received recognition of their accomplishment at the Sunday, April 21, DC United game. Back row, from left: Emma Cole, Ali Rumpel, Morgan Stup, Ellie Costello, Coach Apostolos Georgiou; front row, from left, Haley Smith, Dani Grieco, Olivia Elkas, Tessa Hunt, Alyssa Costigan, Maya Perelli, Rachael Keenan and Aubrey Augustine.

The U10 Girls Pride Blue team, of Great Falls, played and won the Arlington Spring Invitation Tournament March 8-9 and received recognition of their accomplishment at the Sunday, April 21, DC United game. Back row, from left: Emma Cole, Ali Rumpel, Morgan Stup, Ellie Costello, Coach Apostolos Georgiou; front row, from left, Haley Smith, Dani Grieco, Olivia Elkas, Tessa Hunt, Alyssa Costigan, Maya Perelli, Rachael Keenan and Aubrey Augustine. Photo courtesy of Michelle Augustine

The Great Falls U10 Girls Pride Blue team participated in the Arlington Spring Invitational Tournament March 8-9 and played against several local teams from Reston, Alexandria and Arlington.

The U10 Bride Blue girls beat every team in the bracket and went on to the championship game to play the Herndon Hurricanes. The Pride Blue came out on top in the championship match, 8-2.

The team was invited to the Sunday, April 21, DC United game where they were recognized for their accomplishment in the tournament.

The weekend following the March championship games, the Pride Blue traveled to Richmond to play in the Jefferson Cup Tournament. The team played elite teams from Pennsylvania, New Jersey and even local team Braddock Road.

The Pride Blue team was short one goal of making it into the championship game.