El Estoque

Verge: Soccer Development

Anthony Moll

With a new varsity head coach Todd Kimble, the boys soccer team also has another new addition to their program. At the start of the season, Kimble formed the development team, which consists of students who wouldn’t be able to make the cut otherwise. Watch the clips below to find out more about the squad, from the perspective of development players juniors Bryce Nevitt and Brendan Yu along with senior keeper Ginga Sato. The graphic below also provides further information about the addition to the program.

Junior Bryce NevittScreen Shot 2017-12-11 at 11.56.37 AMJunior Bryce Nevitt faces difficulty choosing soccer between soccer and his passion for drama. Nevitt explains his hopes and expectations for the situation he is in.

Nevitt explains the difference between the development team and the normal team:

[embedyt] http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RnzimOXlA0o[/embedyt]

Nevitt’s view of the team:

[embedyt] http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w14PR02uuQ0[/embedyt]

Nevitt’s skepticism of the development team:

[embedyt] http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q1IjlDrPVUQ[/embedyt]

Nevitt’s conclusion on the development team:

[embedyt] http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=si3Mci6C8dA[/embedyt]

Junior Brendan YuScreen Shot 2017-12-11 at 11.56.25 AMFor junior Brendan Yu, this is his third year playing soccer for the school program. He shares his experiences and opinions on being a member of the development team. Yu hopes that his experience and the practice he gets on the development team can earn him a spot on the normal squad.

Why Yu wants to play:

[embedyt] http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f39iW-zkfDU[/embedyt]

The difference between development team and the normal team:

[embedyt] http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PbVBSgIdJ-s[/embedyt]

Why Yu is fortunate for the team:

[embedyt] http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n4yYKzRpvrY[/embedyt]

Senior Ginga SatoScreen Shot 2017-12-11 at 11.56.45 AM

For senior Ginga Sato, this is his first year on the soccer team. He was selected for the actual team, but he explains what the development team does and expresses his opinion about the team.

Why Sato decided to try out:

[embedyt] http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XJYV_CbUjH0[/embedyt]

What the development team does:

[embedyt] http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8UR3EZTzIlc[/embedyt]

The benefit of the development team:

[embedyt] http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S7lw5FTCKtA[/embedyt]

InfographicScreen Shot 2017-12-11 at 12.40.25 PM

About the Writer
Anthony Moll, staff writer
Anthony Moll is a senior and second year staff member of El Estoque. He enjoys covering the various sports programs at MVHS. He is also a part of the MVHS baseball team and hopes to continue playing at Trinity University in San Antonio next year.