THE GIRLS’ 7th/8th grade team 1 was the first ever MYS girls’ team to make MTOC in Division 1. They finished 6th in the state. (Courtesy Photo)
MELROSE — Melrose Youth Soccer (MYS) would like to applaud all of its players, coaches, volunteers and fans for another great season. In a year like no other, they are so proud of the patience, flexibility, dedication, hard work and love of the game that their community showed.
MYS had a very exciting end of the season with 18 teams finishing in the top four of their division and qualifying for the Middlesex Invitational or the Massachusetts Tournament of Champions (MTOC) Qualifier the weekend of June 18-20. MTOC is only for 5/6 and 7/8 graders in Divisions 1 and 2.
The 7/8 Girls and Boys Team 1 – Division 1 both qualified and went on to compete for a top spot in the state with 11 other teams at the Massachusetts Tournament of Champions (MTOC) June 25-27.
Included below is the list of all 18 teams. Congratulations to all on another wonderful season.
Please make sure to also check out the MYS Facebook and Instagram accounts for pictures of each team.
Middlesex Invitational Qualifiers:
Boys 3/4 -Team 1 – Division 1A: First ever MYS 3/4 team to qualify in Division 1
Boys 3/4 -Team 2 – Division 3A
Boys 3/4 -Team 4 – Division 3C
Boys 3/4 -Team 7 – Division 4B
Girls 3/4 -Team 1-Division 2A
Girls 3/4 -Team 3 – Division 3A
Girls 3/4 -Team 6- Division 5A
Girls 3/4 -Team 8 – Division 5B -Champions
Girls 5/6 -Team 6 – Division 5A
Boys 5/6 -Team 2 -Division 3B – Champions
Boys 5/6 -Team 5 -Division 5A – Champions
Boys 7/8 -Team 2 -Division 3A
Boys 7/8 -Team 3 -Division 5A – Finalist
Boys 7/8 -Team 4 -Division 5A
Girls 7/8 -Team 2 -Division 4A – Champions
Boys 5/6 -Team 1 – Division 2A
Girls 7/8 -Team 1 -Division 1A: MTOC Qualifier -Champions; First ever MYS Girls’ team to make MTOC in Division 1; Finished 6th in the state.
Boys 7/8 -Team 1 -Division 1A: MTOC Qualifier Finalist; First ever MYS Boys’ team to make MTOC in Division 1; Finished in the top 12 in the state; awarded the Sportsmanship Award for Division 1.
“We are very lucky to have such a wonderful soccer community in Melrose and are constantly thankful for the opportunity to cheer you on,” said Melrose Youth Soccer.