Awards: U.S. Youth Soccer National Championships -- MVPs and top keepers

US Youth Soccer has announced Golden Ball and Golden Glove winners from its 2016 National Championships, which took place last week in Frisco, Texas.

Two clubs, So Cal Blues and Virginia's Loudoun Red, had two players win Golden Ball MVP awards. So Cal Blues were also represented in the Golden Glove category.

Past winners of the Golden Ball, introduced in 1998, include 2014 U-17 Jack Harrison, a 2016 MLS Rookie of the Year candidate with NYCFC, as well as Ramon Nunez, Robbie Findley, Jonathan Bornstein, Freddy Adu, Jordan Morris, Lindsey Tarpley and Christen Press.

2016 U.S. Youth Soccer National Championships Award Winners
Girls Golden Ball (MVP)
U-13 Reilyn Turner | So Cal Blues 02 Baker (CA-S)
U-14 Madison Medalle | PSG MI Gators 02 Orange (MI)
U-15 Saydie Holland | Campton United Navy (IL)
U-16 Macy Martinez | La Roca Premier PO (UT)
U-17 Murphy Agnew | YMS Premier Xplosion 98 (PA-E)
U-18 Jamiera Lunsford | KHA Red (OH-S)
U-19 Ally Prisock So Cal | Blues Dodge (CA-S)

Boys Golden Ball (MVP)
U-13 Ian Holdaway | 02 CASL Academy Juniors (NC)
U-14 Denis Conteh | Valparaiso United FC 02 JG (AZ)
U-15 Evangelo Spartiaris | CFA Raiders (IL)
U-16 Bardia Kimiavi | Loudoun Red (VA)
U-17 Giovanni Vasquez | Loudoun 98 Red (VA)
U-18 Juan Pablo Alvarez | Santa Barbara SC White (CA-S)
U-19 Gabriel Costa | FC Golden State (CA-S)

Girls Golden Glove (Top Goalkeeper)
U-13 Rachel Bump | Solar Chelsea Red (TX-N)
U-14 Emma Boutorwick | PSG MI Gators 02 Orange (MI)
U-15 Lindsay VanderMeer | Midwest United FC 01 Royal (MI)
U-16 Mackenzie Hanna | Syracuse Development Academy (NY-W)
U-17 Sydney Cassalia | EGA Maroon 98 (NE)
U-18 Jessica Harvey | Tennessee SC 16 (TN)
U-19 Alexandria Best | So Cal Blues Dodge (CA-S)

Boys Golden Glove (Top Goalkeeper)
U-13 Nathaniel Kim | Strikers FC Chingirian (CA-S)
U-14 Tyler Kirberg | Valparaiso United FC 02 JG (AZ)
U-15 Nathan Paolozzi | McLean 00 Green (VA)
U-16 Bryant Pratt | OP Green (OH-S)
U-17 Elton Schwartz | Pipeline Black (MD)
U-18 Edward Delgado | Santa Barbara SC White (CA-S)
U-19 Evandro Bressan | FC Golden State (CA-S)

2016 US Youth Soccer National Champions
U-19 Boys | FC Golden State (CA-S)
U-18 Boys | Santa Barbara SC White (CA-S)
U-17 Boys | Pipeline Black (MD)
U-16 Boys | Loudoun Red (VA)
U-15 Boys | McLean Green (VA)
U-14 Boys | Valparaiso United FC JG (AZ)
U-13 Boys | CASL Academy Juniors (NC)

U-19 Girls | So Cal Blues Dodge (CA-S)
U-18 Girls | Tennessee SC 16 (TN)
U-17 Girls | YMS Premier Xplosion 98 (PA-E)
U-16 Girls | Carlsbad Elite (CA-S)
U-15 Girls | Midwest United FC Royal (MI)
U-14 Girls | PSG MI Gators Orange (MI)
U-13 Girls | Solar Chelsea Red (TX-N)

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