Polk County’s Coach Charles enjoys successful spring as player

Published 11:09 am Tuesday, June 4, 2024

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Polk County head girls’ soccer coach Lennox Charles has been busy lately as a player and in leading the Wolverines to the 1A West Regional final.

Charles and the Charleston VOP O60 team won the 8×8 2024 Carolinas Cup Over 60 Division, a tournament held May 25-26 in James Island, S.C. Charles was one of two players under 60 allowed on the team.

Charles also competed in the over-50 division of the Charlotte Premier Soccer League. Playing with the Real Lyold squad, Charles helped lead the team to a 13-4-1 regular-season record, good for second place, and the league’s postseason tournament championship, held at OrthoCarolina Sportsplex in Pineville.

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Earlier this year, Charles also competed in the Florida Classic with the TNT Xmen 050, which finished 3-1-1 in the Men’s over 50 – A – D1 division. He also played in March with the Charleston VOP O55 squad in the Savannah Beer City Cup, helping lead the team to a 5-0 record and the championship of the Over 55 division.