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8U Memorial Knights
The Spring Branch-Memorial Sports Association’s 8U Memorial Knights (pictured) are World Cup Champs. The boys shut out the Valley Oaks Warriors, 1-0. During the championship game, the only goal of the night was scored by right wing Evan Sondersted with an assist from Wesley Andrew. The Knights’ defense, including stopper Dylan Gompers and goalie Kai Sondersted, helped seal the victory. In the regular season the Knights were undefeated, scoring an impressive 65 goals. World Cup champs are (top row, from left) coaches David Andrew and Dana Gompers, (middle row, from left) Kazim Rahman, Alex Shafii, Evan Sondersted, Kai Sondersted, Wesley Andrew, Dylan Gompers, Andrew McRae, Jack Yarrow, Matthew Stavros, (bottom row, from left) Guillermo Dominquez and Henry Davis; not pictured: Luke Cochran.
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