FORT WORTH, Texas -- Southlake Carroll (Southlake, Texas) defended its No. 1 position, youthful Marcus(Flower Mound, Texas) showed it might be a force this season, and Texas, in general, made quite a statement at the National Elite Prep Showcase over the weekend.
Eight teams -- all from Texas -- went undefeated while visitors from California and Florida were held to a combined losing record for the first time at the 34-team girls soccer showcase.
The following is our TopDrawerSoccer.com Best of NEPS summary:
The annual NEPS All-Tournament team is selected through a combination of of staff evalustions and votes from coaches of the participating schools. Jordan Harr, who suffered a season-ending injury in the closing minues of the final match Saturday was a runner-up winner for MVP.
The Texas Tech-bound superstar scored six goals and assisted on two others to lead Sachse (Sachse, Texas) to a 3-0-1 showing.
Harr's high school coach confirmed that Harr broken an ankle in four places during a play late in the final match. Harr is expected to be sidelined for four months.
4-0: Byron Nelson, Flower Mound Marcus, Southlake Carroll
3-0: Flower Mound
3-0-1: McKinney Boyd, Midlothian, Sachse
2-0-2: San Angelo Central
3-1: Coppell, Hebron, Ursuline Academy
2-1: Montverde Academy (Fla.)
2-2: Liberty (Calif.), Liberty Christian, Round Rock, Santa Margarita (Calif.), Tyler Lee
1-2-1: Arlington Martin, Belton, Fort Bend Clements, Kingwood, Nolan Catholic
1-2: Hockday School
1-3: Amarillo, Grapevine, Lubbock Monterey
0-2-1: Bishop Lynch
0-3-1: Antonion College Prep, Colleyville Heritage, Harvard-Westlake (Calif.), Plano West
0-4: Incarnate Word, Vandegrift