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Soucek Soccer Tourney begins Friday

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Jason Soucek was a standout soccer and basketball player at Christchurch School.

This Friday and Saturday, September 6-7, the Christchurch School soccer program will host the 16th Jason Soucek Soccer Tournament. The tournament is held annually in memory of Christchurch graduate and Middlesex County resident Jason Carpenter Soucek ‘92, son of Archie ‘61 and Claudia Soucek of Saluda. Soucek died in 1996 while a student at Roanoke College.

At Christchurch, Jason was a standout soccer, basketball and lacrosse player, earning “Best All-Around Athlete” honors in 1992. His basketball jersey is retired, and hangs in the school’s Yarbrough Gymnasium.

The tournament is free and open to the public. Teams competing are St. Christopher’s School, Pope John Paul the Great Catholic High School, Hampton Roads Academy, Fredericksburg Christian School and Bishop Sullivan Academy. The action opens at 3 p.m on Friday with Christchurch playing Hampton Roads Academy on lower Nunn Field.

The championship game will be on Saturday at Nunn Field.

posted 09.04.2013

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