HOLMDEL, N.J. - After a stellar season of determination, dedication and victory, the  Holmdel High School boys’ varsity soccer team will be presented with the Army National Guard national ranking trophy as part of the 13th annual MaxPreps Tour of Champions presented by the Army National Guard. Holmdel finished No. 8 in the final rankings and is one of 10 boys’ varsity soccer teams that is being honored on this season’s tour. The presentation will be made during a school assembly. 

Holmdel completed their 17-0 season with a 4-1 win against Dover on November 19th to capture the NJSIAA – Group 2 Boys Soccer State Championship. Holmdel is one of 10 boys’ soccer teams being honored on the 13th annual MaxPreps Tour of Champions presented by the Army National Guard. MaxPreps ranks over 16,000 boys’ varsity high school teams.

According to MaxPreps, the MaxPreps Tour of Champions presented by the Army National Guard recognizes the finest high school soccer teams in the country through various celebrations and formal ceremonies. The Tour was inaugurated in 2005 and honored 10 premier football programs. Presently, the Football Tour honors 50 of the top scholastic teams in America. In 2007, boys’ basketball was added and girls’ basketball became a part of the award program the following year. Girls’ volleyball joined the mix in 2010 and in 2011 girls’ soccer joined the program. Boys’ soccer became the newest addition the following season. Representatives from the Army National Guard will present each team with the Army National Guard national ranking trophy in recognition of their outstanding achievements throughout the 2016 season.

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Established in 1636, the Army National Guard has a 378-year history of service to our Nation and its communities. In exchange for part-time service, Guard members receive good pay, money for college or vocational school, paid training in one of 200 career fields, low-cost health insurance, advancement opportunities and more. Qualified juniors and seniors can join the Army National Guard while still in high school and complete their initial and advanced training in the summers between school years. The Army National Guard has more than 3,600 locations across all 50 States, the District of Columbia, Guam, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. For more information or to learn how you can join our team, visit www.NATIONALGUARD.com/moneyforcollege.