U11 Westport Blue wins at Invitational Soccer Tournament

The boys U11 Westport Blue team won a division championship at the 33rd annual Westport Invitational Soccer Tournament, held March 16-17 at Staples High School.

The tournament included 116 teams from Connecticut, Massachusetts and New York with divisions ranging from boys and girls U9 to U19.

Westport Blue’s roster included Emerson Anvari, David Basich, Ben Bony, Joseph Crise, Josh Dedomenico, Chet Ellis, Benny Feuer, Nicholas Hein, Daniel Leaf, Sam Maged, Teddy O’Kane, Patricio Perez Elorza and Avi Shein. The team was coached by Paul Melitsanopoulos.

In the final, Westport Blue defeated Westport White 2-1.

The tournament benefited the WSA and the Coleman Brothers Foundation, created in memory of Keith and Scott Coleman of Westport. The two brothers died in the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center.