B98 Win at Mt Hood Challenge
The boys on Highline’s Blue ’98 won its division at the Mount Hood Challenge earlier this month.
But that’s only the beginning of the story. And it’s an inspiring part of a journey for a team that underscores Highline Premier FC’s commitment to player development and the 98 Blue’s dedication to hard work, self-discipline and improvement.
G03 Take Third in their division at Redapt Cup
The G03 finished their tournament season taking 3rd in their division this weekend at the Redapt Cup while increasing ALS Awareness on the soccer field. Coach JP and Anika Pettinger takes the ice bucket challenge as tournament players and families look on. Congratulations G03!
G05/06 Take Second Place at Coerver Cup
The Girls' 05-06 team took second in their division last Saturday at the Coerver Tournament. Despite a slow start in the first game, the girls won two games and lost two. They worked very well together and improved with every game. Their passing play has increased tremendously and they are using skills they have learned through the Coerver training and from our awesome coach, Coach Juan! Our roster is growing and with it promise for the Fall season. We are proud of our girls!
Note: the girls were also semi-finalists at the Crossfire tournament this summer
G01 Champions at WA Rush Cup
The first weekend of August was an exciting one for our G01 blue team. They participated in the Washington Rush Cup in Burlington, WA and WON their division. They came back from an initial loss, to tie one and then win one. They made it to the SemiFinals and beat Crossfire James in penalty kicks. The Final was 3 hours later in 90 degree weather. The girls displayed great defense and ended the Final at 0-0. They then went to penalty kicks again and beat the home team- WA Rush for the Championship!
Boys ‘04 Win the Nike Crossfire Challenge 6v6 Gold Division
Highline Premier Football Club's Boys '04 Blue team won 1st place at the Nike Crossfire Challenge, held at the 60 Acres complex in Redmond, Washington.
The tournament started for the Highline boys on Friday July 18th with a 3-3 draw against Washington Rush ’05. On Saturday, the Highline boys had their first win, 9-0 versus FC Alliance U-10. Sunday brought the last game of bracket play, against Crossfire Premier Boys ’04, which resulted in a 3-0 win for Highline.
The final on Monday was a rematch against Washington Rush ’05. The boys went down by 2 goals early in the game, and did not find the goal themselves until right before the halftime whistle. The boys regrouped and continued to put pressure on the opposition throughout the second half, scoring 3 more goals which resulted in a 4-2 final score.
Congratulations to coach Jake Gordon and the boys.
Boys 04 Red Team Semi-Finalists at Nike Crossfire Challenge
The '04 Highline Red boys had an excellent showing at the Nike Crossfire Challenge this past weekend. They boys scored a lot of goals and made it to the playoffs, worked great together as a team, and had a lot of fun. They are looking forward to their next tournament and seeing their successes grow.
Highline Premier Football Club's Boys '04 (U10) Blue team took 2nd place at the Snohomish United Invitational.
Highline Premier Football Club's Boys '04 (U10) Blue team took 2nd place at the Snohomish United Invitational. The tournament was held from 20-22 June at Stocker Fields in Snohomish, Washington. The tournament format was 6v6, and it was the first competition for the newly-formed Boys ’04 Blue team. Read the full story here.
G99's win championship at Snohomish United Tournament
The G99s had a successful Snohomish United tournament taking the Championship with a 1-0 win over Seattle United. The girls worked very hard to create chemistry in their performance and played with passion and character. The most memorable moment... Read more here
Highline Premier is the official Premier Development program of the Highline Soccer Association and the next step for players looking for a year-round soccer experience.
Highline Premier's programs compose a portfolio of training initiatives that leverage optimal training environments, proven developmental methodologies and top coach educators to accelerate player improvement.
Highline Premier welcomes athletes who seek to elevate their soccer experience, in an environment focused on individual development, advanced technical training, fluid team play, and engagement in community.
Age Group Lead Coach Coaches
Boys '06 (U8) Patrick Delaney Brian Davis
Boys '05 (U9) Patrick Delaney Brian Davis
Boys '04 (U10) Jake Gordon Juan Franco
Girls '06 (U8) Juan Franco Rafael Sermeno & JP Peterson
Girls '05 (U9) Juan Franco Rafael Sermeno & JP Peterson
Girls '04 (U10) Rafael Sermeno Juan Franco
Age Group Coach
Boys '03 Blue (U11) Joe Patterson
Boys '01/'02 (U13-U12) Brian Davis
Boys '00 Blue (U14) Rafael Sermeno
Girls '03 Blue (U11) John Theofelis
Girls '02 Blue (U12) Patrick Delaney
Girls '02 Red (U12) Brian Davis
Girls '01 Blue (U13) Hector Betancourt
Girls '00 Blue (U14) Brian Eaton
Age Group Coach
Boys '99 Blue (U15) John Theofelis
Boys '99 Red (U15) Jake Gordon
Boys '98 Blue (U16) Hector Betancourt
Boys '98 Select (U16) Abraham Araya
Girls '99 Blue (U15) Kaitlyn Jackson, JP Peterson & Maya Mendoza-Exstrom
Girls '98 Blue (U16) Kaitlyn Jackson, JP Peterson & Maya Mendoza-Exstrom
Girls '97/'96 Blue (U18) JP Peterson & Maya Mendoza-Exstrom
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