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Atlanta Youth Soccer Report

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Five Georgia players traveling to Argentina

Two teams comprised of players from the U.S. Youth Soccer Olympic Development All-Star teams are currently in Argentina competing against local clubs. The players were selected based on their performance during the 2015 ODP Thanksgiving Interregional. During the trip -- which lasts from March 25th through April 3rd -- the two squads in the 2001 and 2002 age groups will play against Racing Club de Avellaneda, San Lorenzo de Almagro, Club Athletico Los Andes, and Newell's Old Boys.

There are four Georgia players on the 2001 roster:

Jackson Jolley - Alpharetta Ambush - Mansfield

Natnael McDonald - Gwinnett Soccer Association - Lilburn

Liam Butts - Gol SA - Loganville

Thomas Toney - GSA - Suwanee

There is one Georgia player on the 2002 roster:

John Franks - Concorde Fire Central Elite - Atlanta

The 2001s opened the trip with a 2-0 win over Racing Avellaneda. Liam Butts opened the match with an assist. The 2002s tied their first match 1-1.

State Cup Final Four

Georgia Soccer announced that the 2016 Final Four will be held in Statesboro.

High school soccer rankings

Top Drawer Soccer released their Top 15 state rankings for Georgia.

1) Chattahoochee (Johns Creek): 11-0-0

2) Dalton: 8-0-1

3) Lakeside (Atlanta): 12-0-0

4) McIntosh (Peachtree City): 10-1-0

5) Greenbrier (Evans): 13-0-0

6) Mill Creek (Hoschton): 10-1-0

7) Northwest Whitfield (Tunnel Hill): 12-0-1

8) Norcross: 10-1-0

9) Houston County (Warner Robins): 10-1-1

10) Johnson (Gainesville): 13-0-0

11) Southeast Whitfield (Dalton): 8-1-3

12) Whitewater (Fayetteville): 11-1-0

13) Brookwood (Snellville): 8-3-0

14) Parkview (Lilburn): 8-3-0

15) Pace Academy (Atlanta): 6-0-0