The Reston Strikers after winning their first tournament Monday, Sept. 2, at the OBGC Capital Cup.
Photo courtesy of Vince Mendoza
The Reston Strikers stepped onto the field in their first tournament Saturday, Aug. 31 to play in one of the top rated Labor Day tournaments in the region, the OBGC Capital Cup. The tournament included top teams from mostly Virginia and Maryland, ages U9-U19. The debut game for the Strikers ended in a 3-3 tie, awarding them one point in the bracket rankings.
In their second game, the Strikers confidence grew with an easy 8-0 win. The Strikers had to beat the first place team in order to make it into the championship game. A tie would mean it was over. The Strikers won 2-1, and then faced off with the winners of bracket B on Monday, Sept. 2nd. The Reston Strikers won in a 2-0 victory.