Entering their first tournament of the season, Tri Valley Real had great play in five matches last weekend at the BUSC's Summer Classic in Pleasanton.
Returning for the first time in two months due to a broken collar bone, goalie Tim Wraith assisted the Real defense in defeating Placer United Prestige Black 5 to 1 in the first match of the tournament.
The rest of the matches proved much more competitive with Real succeeding in making it to the finals on Sunday.
Tightly fought battles led to ties against BUSC United and CA Odyssey on Saturday with a win against East Diablo United Impact Sunday morning, moving this new team into the finals where they lost to Alliance FC Eagles Red.
The team consists of players from all over the Tri-Valley. The roster includes Juan Alfaro, Alex Cairel, Tyler Ellis, Ryan Gollott, Hector Gomez, Jack Lamont, Cody Martinez, Julio Mendez, Marco Nolasco, Hector Perez, Antonio Preciado, Marcel Scott, Connor Silcox, Daniel Toscano and Tim Wraith. The team is coached by Terry Wilson.
Top offensive players for the weekend were Cody Martinez, Juan Alfaro, Daniel Toscano, Marcel Scott, Marco Nolasco, Jack Lamont and Hector Gomez.
Top defensive players were Tim Wraith, Hector Perez, Ryan Gollott, Tyler Ellis, Alex Cairel. Antonio Preciado, Connor Silcox and Julio Mendez.