Tuesday, March 21, 2023

Teaneck Junior Soccer League (TJSL) announced that three of its indoor soccer travel teams completed successful seasons with appearances in league championship games.

Teaneck’s U10 Girls indoor soccer travel team finished their season with a 5-4 overtime loss to Demarest in Pascack Valley Indoor Soccer League’s (PVISL) “Cookies By Design” championship. The 8- and 9-year-old girls reached the championship game by topping New Milford 5-4 in the semifinals.

On the boys’ side, the U10 Boys team dropped a 7-2 decision to Old Tappan in the PVISL “Golub Cup” championship at Pascack Hills High School in Montvale. The team advanced to the finals with a 7-3 win over Leonia. The U10 Boys finished the regular season in second place with a 6-2 record.

Teaneck’s U12 Boys team lost 4-3 in overtime to Englewood in the PVISL “Golub Cup” championship. The team reached the final with a thrilling 3-2 shootout win over top-ranked Old Tappan in the semifinals.

More than 120 Teaneck children ages 6 to 17 participated in TJSL’s indoor travel soccer program this past season. In addition to the eight teams playing in PVISL, three high school teams—U16 Girls, U18 Girls and U18 Boys—participated in the Soccer Coliseum’s highly-competitive winter leagues.

About Teaneck Junior Soccer League

Teaneck Junior Soccer League (TJSL) is a nonprofit, all-volunteer organization founded in 1986 to promote the sport of soccer in Teaneck. Since its inception, more than 20,000 children ages 4 to 17 have participated in the league with over 800 children playing each year in recreational and travel leagues as well as the TOPsoccer program for special needs children. TJSL’s mission is to provide Teaneck residents with the opportunity to learn, play and enjoy the game of soccer. For more information, visit www.teanecksoccer.com or call 201.477.TJSL (8575).

By Bill Burke, President TJSL

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