The FC Panthers, affiliated with the Panther Valley Youth Soccer Association, placed first in a recent 3v3 Soccer tournament held at the Lehighton Area High School Complex. The U8/U9 champions include, front row from left, Aaron Miller, Bradley Bussard, Carter Brettle; back row, Mitchell Sabol, Lexi Ruzicka, Blake Morgans and Austin Buyce. The coaches are Doug Yoder and Jack Ruzicka. The team went 4-0, outscoring their opponents 38-2 and qualified for the 2010 National Tournament to be held in Hamilton, Ohio. Other Panther Valley teams that placed were U12 boys (3rd), U12 girls (3rd), U8/U9 boys (3rd) and U6 co-ed (1st).