Originally created 02/05/01

Arsenal dominates shootout



Augusta Arsenal soccer had its best showing in the 16-year history of the Spring Shootout on Sunday, with six teams making it to the finals and three coming away with championships.

Charlotte United, with three teams reaching the finals, was the only other club to come close to the Arsenal.

Arsenal teams claiming championships were in the Under-12 Girl Blue division, Under-13 Girl Green and Under-15 Boy Green.

Runners-up were U-11 Girl Blue, U-15 Girl Blue and U-19 Girl Green, as was the FYSL Pirahanas in the U-12 Girl division.

Aiken United won the U-17 Boy Green division.

The Arsenal's U-14 Boys, competing in the U-15 Green, won the championship when Chance Lord scored in the closing minutes in a close battle with Charlotte United.

The annual tournament continues next weekend for the U-10 through U-14 boys competing at Fort Gordon's Barton Field beginning at 8 a.m. Saturday.