A group of under-17 Arsenal soccer players formed a touring to team for college showcase events, under the direction of Colin Baker.
The team went 3-0-1 at the Portland Timbers Alliance College Showcase and ID Camp, held in Portland, Oregon, in December.
This showcase tournament was attended by nearly 40 men's college programs searching for player prospects. Several Arsenal players garnered interest from visiting coaches.
In Game 1 Arsenal beat Southlake Tusk United 2-0 with Russel Wells scoring both goals with an assist by guest player Moses Roque.
In Game 2, Arsenal beat Portland Academy FC 1-0 in the final minutes of play with a single goal scored by Marston Carpenter.
In Game 3, Arsenal beat Eastside Timbers U17 Black 3-0. Nate Adamek, Russell Wells and Ethan Hayes posted a goal each with an assist by both Aidan Adamek and Moses Roque.
In Game 4, Arsenal tied Boise Timbers/Thorns 02 with Luke Schmitz scoring the only goal seconds before the half.
Rostered players attending the Timbers Alliance Showcase included Aidan Adamek, Nate Adamek, Caleb Hoxie, Eli Voss, Ethan Hayes, Henry Lauerman, Moses Roque, Jacob Demmons, Joshua Wilcox, Luke Schmitz, Marston Carpenter, Russell Wells, Shaun O’Brien and Austin Dengel.
The team is scheduled to travel in late January 2019 to the Pac NW Tournament held at the Starfire Complex near Seattle over President's Day Weekend. Additional players Zander Huff, Auggie Tupper, Ben Vince and Gavin Groshelle will join the team for this trip.