The Living Grace Christian School Varsity Boys Soccer Team advanced to the final four of the Maryland Christian School Tournament this past soccer season. After a regular season of 10 wins and 0 losses, the team earned a number two seed in the tournament of 12 schools. After a first-round bye, the team beat Grace Christian Academy 4-3 to make it to the semifinals. There they battled Washington Christian Academy to a 3-3 tie before succumbing in overtime on penalty kicks. Washington Christian went on to win the championship. Danny Velis and Nehemiah Switzer were named to the MCST All-Tournament Team.
Throughout the season, Velis provided inspirational leadership with 22 goals (57 goals for his career). In addition, Santiago Chitiva tallied 12 goals and 12 assists, and Juan Lamy provided excellent work in the midfield, contributing 7 goals and 6 assists. Junior Christiand Valdez anchored a defense that gave up less than 1 goal per game, and Sophomore Nehemiah Switzer helped to control the midfield, gathering 13 goals and 11 assists. Andrew Switzer provided excellent goalkeeping. Living Grace is very grateful for an outstanding season.
Living Grace Christian School admits students of any race, color, national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, admission policies and other school-administered programs. The school is located at 20300 Pleasant Ridge Drive.
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