The Carrollwood Soccer Club's U-10 boys team, the Lightning, won the Sixth Annual West Pasco Spirit Labor Day Soccer Tournament. The Lightning defeated a team from Spring Hill 6-1 in the semifinal game and won all three preliminary games, giving up only three goals in five games during the tournament.
The Lightning defeated the Clearwater Chargers 5-0 in the championship game, marking the ninth tournament championship for the team since it won its first tournament as a U-8 team in November 1989. The team won three tournaments last season, including the U-10 Thanksgiving Tournament in Bradenton, the U-9 Christmas Holiday Tournament in Coral Springs and the U-9 Memorial Day Tournament in Lakeland.
The team will begin league play in November in the First Division of the GYSA/USA Soccer League.
The Lightning is coached by Bruce Gordon and trained by former Tampa Bay Rowdies player and head coach Steve Wegerle. Team members include George Quarishi, Stephen Sullivan, Andrew Deak, Casey Sanders, Gregory Kline, Hank Malouf, Tyler Gordon, Peter Young, Bryce Wegerle, Christopher Ferrell, Glenn Garcia and Ray Stackhouse.
The Carrollwood Soccer Club has more than 500 competitive and recreational players this year. Recreational teams begin play Oct. 17 at the club's fields in Carrollwood Village. The club's seven competitive teams will commence play in November.
Former Tampa Bay Rowdies All-Star Eddie Austin, a USSF "A" Licensed Coach, is the director of coaching for the Carrollwood Soccer Club. For more information about the club, Call 882-5221.
Marine Pvt. Samuel L. Scheib completed recruit training at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, Parris Island, S.C. During the training, recruits are taught basics of battlefield survival and are introduced to typical military daily routine and personal and professional standards.
Scheib is son of Marlin E. and Ann Scheib of the Lake Magdalene area. He joined the Marine Corps in August 1991 and graduated from Chamberlain High School this year.