Western School of Science and Technology: A Challenge Foundation Academy is proud to announce that its Varsity Soccer Team won the Canyon Athletic Association State Championship on Saturday, May 6, 2017.
The final score was 3-1, with the Warriors of Western: CFA defeating Glenview College Prep at the Arizona State University West Campus Soccer Complex. Two goals were scored by junior Benjamin Anthony, with another scored by junior Roman Orozco. All three were scored during the first half of the game.
“Western: CFA is proud to support excellence both in our classrooms and on our athletic fields,” said Peter Boyle, Founding School Director. “Students’ athletic successes are yet another embodiment of our core value of Achievement and we are incredibly proud of our Warrior student athletes who exemplify greatness both on and off the field.”
The Warriors end the season with a 12-3 overall record, with two of the three losses coming against Glenview College Prep. The Warriors entered the Championship Tournament as a 7th seed and defeated ASU Prep and Ed Options-Nogales to reach the Championship game.
In recounting the win, junior Orozco shared how the Warriors were able to be successful: “We worked hard, we fought, and we never gave up.”
The Canyon Athletic Association’s mission is to build community through sports. It is comprised of over 150 middle and high schools from across Arizona. Members schools include public charter schools, public district schools, parochial and independent schools, and homeschool athletic associations.
Western: CFA is proud to serve approximately 425 students in grades 7-11. Western: CFA is a part of the New Schools For Phoenix initiative, which aims to double the number of seats available in high-quality schools for students in Phoenix’s urban core, as well as a member of TeamCFA, a national network of high-performing charter schools in high-needs communities. Western: CFA welcomed its first classes in August of 2014, and its first seniors will graduate in June 2018. It is fully accredited by AdvancEd.