MUTINY U16 BOYS WIN STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Oct 02, 2017  

New England Mutiny FC Boys U16s claim title to the "Best U16 Boys Team in Massachusetts". The team coached by Jason Blackburn recently completed their State Cup run as Champions.

The boys went undefeated in their Round Robin matches and then returned to Citizen Bank fields in Lancaster, MA. on June 4th & 5th to complete their State Tournament run.
They came out fast and determined from the first whistle of the Semi-Final match and finished with a 4-0 victory which earned them a spot in the State Final the following day.

Final Match started much like the Semi's as Mutiny FC played strong and had multiple opportunities up front which resulted in a 1-0 lead at halftime.  Mike Tuck found the back of the net off a thru ball from Camden Blackburn.  Then came the second half and some more great soccer, only this half was being dictated by NOVA FC.  
NOVA came out blazing and not ready to go down.  Possession was equal but NOVA got on the scoring sheet twice with two beautiful half-volley strikes from 20 yards out. This put them ahead with 10 minutes to go and a hill to climb for Mutiny.  As time was nearing the end, Mutiny began a counterattack with a long diagonal ball to Jeff Marceau sent by Mike Tuck. This quickly developed into a strong run with the ball down the left side by Jeff.  With a touch of his right and a cross with his left Jeff whipped the ball across the goal mouth and with 20 seconds left in regulation Niko Baltazar crushed it into the back of the net with his right foot. OVERTIME!!

From that point it was all Mutiny as they controlled overtime from the start and quickly jumped out to a 3-2 lead from a terrific header by Cole Moutinho off a corner kick from Jeff Marceau.  Once again Mutiny struck the back of the net off a strong run from Striker Mike Tuck.  With the game coming to an end and the boys holding a 4-2 lead excitement was beginning to show. As the final whistle blew the boys began to celebrate what was an incredible championship run.

With the victory the team was awarded the Steve Koerper Cup Trophy as Massachusetts State Champions. 
Striker Mike Tuck was awarded Tournament MVP with his strong play up front which resulted in a tournament leading 11 goals in 5 games by him.

Latest Posts
  • 17 Jun

    MUTINY 5 SYRACUSE 0


    The New England Mutiny defeated Syracuse DA by the final of 5-0. Mutiny Kate Howarth (Grand Blanc, MI/ Univ. of Miami) opened the scoring on the 10' with a blast that hit the the underneath of the crossbar for what would be the game-winner. Zoe Steck (Nutley, NY/UCONN) added her second goal of the season in the 19' slotting the ball on a break in past Syracuse goalkeeper Mackenzie Hanna. Breukelen Woodard (Rutland, VT/Univ. of Penn) got the assist on the play after carruing the ball through the midfield… [read more]

  • 13 Jun

    BLACKJACK! MUTINY WIN 1-0 AT NEW JERSEY


    The New England Mutiny defeated New Jersey Copa 1-0 Wednesday night at St. John Vianney high school. The victory gave the Mutiny 21 regular season wins – the most in the history of United Women’s Soccer. The 20-year-old franchise is a founding member of UWS, which was created in 2016. In a strange twist of fate, its opponent on Wednesday, New Jersey Copa, was also looking for lucky number 21. However, Mutiny forward Kate Howarth (Grand Blanc, MI/Boston Breakers) dealt New Jersey a losing hand when… [read more]

  • 09 Jun

    MUTINY DEFEAT WORCESTER 5-0


    The New England Mutiny defeated the Worcester Smiles by a 5-0 final at Lusitano Stadium on Saturday night. Mutiny forward Kate Howarth scored the game-winner in the 26’ off a header on a corner kick from Monson’s Brooke Murphy. Howarth’s goal would be the only tally for the better part of 60 minutes as the home side struggled to find much rhythm and found it difficult to break down Worcester’s disciplined defensive unit. The Mutiny aided the cause with 13 offside calls against them – mostly in the… [read more]

  • 02 Jun

    MUTINY 1 FUSION 1


    In what was a great display of soccer, the New England Mutiny and Connecticut Fusion played to a 1-1 draw on Saturday night at Lusitano Stadium. The home side drew first blood in the 49' as Kate Howarth scored her 55th goal as a member of the New England Mutiny. [read more]


© New England Mutiny 2015