Tennessee SC 17 attended the CASL Girls Shootout in Raleigh, NC over the weekend of November 3-4. The tournament is ranked 29 in the country by GotSoccer and the 8 teams in the Predator division had 3 USYS Region semi-finalists (GA, OH-S, & TN), 3 state champions (GA, OH-S, & TN), 2 state finalists (FL & VA), and the US Club National Cup XI Champion (FL). For their first game Saturday, TSC 17 played the Premier SC Cobras (MD) in a physical game and prevailed with a tough 1-0 victory. (These 2 teams met at the Jefferson Cup in 2011 and played to a 0-0 tie.) In their second game, TSC 17 played the 2012 US Club National Champions, JUFC 98/99 (FL), in a fast paced game and lost 0-1. (It had been 2 years since these 2 teams have played, when JUFC 98/99 beat TSC 17 0-3 in the finals of the 2010 Atlanta Cup). On Sunday, TSC 17 played the tournament host team, CASL Elite 98/99 (NC). TSC 17 beat CASL 3-0 and JUFC beat the Cobras 5-1. This caused a 3 team tie for first place with CASL, JUFC, & TSC all with 6 points. JUFC & TSC advanced on goal differential and TSC 17 advanced to the finals on least goals allowed. In the finals, TSC 17 played Tophat 17 Gold, GA state champions & Region III semi-finalists. (These 2 teams met in bracket play at the USYS Region III Championships where Tophat won 0-5.) Tophat 17 Gold won the CASL championship with a score of 0-4. Congratulations girls on your performance with this being the second high ranked tournament in less than a month.