Forest Hills High School’s girls varsity soccer team picked up a big boost to its season Friday, winning the annual Charlie Zink/Kiwanis girls soccer tournament, according to the New York Post.
The tournament, which is played among Queens high schools in honor of a pioneering soccer coach, has always been good to the Rangers, who’ve won the tournament four previous times.
Last year, Forest Hills came in second and took home the sportsmanship trophy.
Forest Hills’ Natalia Cayado took home the tournament MVP just days after being called a rock of the team by .
Forest Hills took home the championship over Townsend Harris in a tiebreaker, the Post said.
In the lead-up to the tournament, which was played at Forest Hills High School field, Sprance said he was looking forward to the event, and had high hopes for his team.
“What’s better than to be in the beautiful weather with a bunch of kids playing soccer?” said Sprance. “For me, nothing.”
Sprance may have changed his mind once he got his eye on the first place trophy.