Wando (S.C.) claims Super 25 boys spring soccer championship

Wando (S.C.) claims Super 25 boys spring soccer championship

Super 25

Wando (S.C.) claims Super 25 boys spring soccer championship


Wando celebrates against JL Mann (Photo: Bart Boatwright, Greenville News)

Wando (Mount Pleasant, S.C.) has been crowned the spring boys soccer national champion with the release Tuesday of the final USA TODAY High School Sports/National Soccer coaches Association of America Super 25.

Wando, which took over the top spot in early April, finished the season with a 27-0 record and shut out its final 11 opponents, including five teams in the playoffs on the way to the South Carolina Class AAAAA title.

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Wando beat JL Mann (Greenville) 1-0 in the state title game to clinch the seventh boys soccer state title in school history.

McIntosh (Peachtree Ridge, Ga.) finished at No. 2 with a 22-1 record and the Georgia state AAAAA title, the sixth in school history. The McIntosh girls soccer program also won a state title. Clarkston, which lost to McIntosh in the state title, is No. 6.

Archbishop Murphy (Everett, Wash.) remained No. 3 and was the Washington 2A state champion after a dominating 23-0 season. That included an 8-0 win in the title game.

Broken Arrow (Okla.) was No. 4, moving up a spot since the previous rankings, thanks to a shootout victory in the 6A state title game against Stillwater. It was Broken Arrow’s first state title since 2011.

Station Camp (Gallatin, Tenn.) moved up from No. 8 to No. 5 in the final Super 25 after winning the first state soccer title in school history. Station Camp edged Houston (Germantown) 1-0 in the Class AAA final.

River Bluff (Lexington, S.C.) moved into the Top 10 at No. 8 from No. 14 and Todd Beamer (Federal Way, Wash.) moved from no. 17 to No. 10.

Langley (McLean, Va.) moved into the Super 25 at No. 11 after rolling to the Virginia 6A title with a 6-2 victory against Battlefield. Langley won its second state title in three years.

Other newcomers to the final rankings are No. 21 Alta (Sandy, Utah), No. 22 The McCallie School (Chattanooga, Tenn.) and No. 24 Bishop Kelley (Tulsa).


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