MVLA 04 ECNL

MVLA 04 ECNL won a national title in July. Front row, from left: Greenlee Kauinana, Joelle Jung, Amalie Pianim, Julia Moore, Allie Montoya, Charis Toney, Mya Wheeler, Charlotte Kohler and Milla Shafie. Back: Coaches Albertin and Erin Montoya, Cadee Borg, Ariel Thongkham, Cameron Fields, Mila Betinelli, Aikey, Mya Sanchez, Sophia Sasaki, Sofie Rodriguez, Leah O’Brien, Freya Spiekerkoetter and Layne Kohler. Not pictured: Kaia Flores.

MVLA 04 ECNL, an Elite Clubs National League girls team from the Mountain View Los Altos Soccer Club, last month won its second national championship.

The squad claimed the under-17 division at the ECNL National Finals, held July 17-19 in Richmond, Va. MVLA followed a 3-1 win over Solar SC (Allen, Texas) in the semifinals with a 1-0 victory against LAFC Slammers (Newport Beach) in the championship match.

Jasmine Aikey scored the decisive goal in the title game. MVLA made the final four after a strong playoff performance in Florida the week before.