by Tim Markey, 2016-06-05T13:53:26-07:00June 05 2016, at 01:53 PM PDT
The OBGC Rangers blue team defeated Baltimore Celtic 1-0 in the Maryland State Cup final on June 5 at the Maryland Soccerplex. The game was a rematch of last year’s U-14 semi-final won by Celtic in overtime. OBGC also won the U-15 state title in 2011.
See the video highlights here: https://youtu.be/4kxRCgNimFY
Due to the new mandated age group rules, the team is conducting tryouts for elite players born in 2000 and 2001. Please contact Coach Pete Wood at firstname.lastname@example.org. The team plans to play in national and regional competitions in the 2016-17 season. In addition to its 2016 State Cup title, the team placed 2nd in the Region 1 league this season.
OBGC has a history of producing elite players including Gedion Zelalem, currently with Glasgow Rangers, and U.S. National team pool players Chase Gasper (UCLA) , Jake Rozhansky (Maryland) and Jeremy Ebobisse (Duke).