LVS hosting the 18th Annual National Elite Prep Showcase
Article Written by Sheldon Shealer at TopDrawerSoccer.com
Published: December 30, 2019
Consider it the calm before the storm -- of tournaments.
Yes, there were a few very important tournaments with national rankings played last week -- some spilling over to Monday, but the action ramps up significantly this week with the start of the Texas high school season.
The staple event for winter girls, the National Elite Prep Showcase in Texas, also starts Thursday and features programs from California, Louisiana and Texas this year. This event usually has at least one Florida rep, but this year the tournament organizer also held a Florida-NEPS where a Texas team, Nolan Catholic made the trip to play the Florida powers. Nolan plays three more matches at the NEPS and its results will connect teams from Florida to California.
The Lady Vikings starting the event 18 years ago with 4 of the top teams in there country including Santa Margarita Catholic (CA), Colleyville Heritage, Marcus, and of course Nolan Catholic.
The National Elite Prep Showcase brings together the top high school girls soccer programs from around the country. It is a true college showcase for high school soccer. This is where the best come to play. The battle for #1 starts here. Olympians, National team, college and World Cup superstars, National and State champions have all competed in this event.
The event gets underway this week from Thursday to Saturday at Gateway Park and Southlake Carroll's Dragon Stadium. See all updates online at nationaleliteprepshowcase.com or Follow Us on Twitter and Instagram @NEPShowcase