The 2018-2019 10U Elite Apex Predators will go down as one of the greatest NFL Flag teams of all time. The team’s achievements and records is something that may never be duplicated again. They are the only 10U team to win three National Championships within the same year which were the 2019 10U NFL Flag Nationals, 2019 10U Hard Count Athletics Nationals, and National Flag 11U Summer National. They were also the only team to win the Fall and Spring Southwest Showdown within the same year. The team also won the 2018 NFL Flag Seattle Regional Championship, 2019 Hard Count L.A Best OF The West Qualifier, and the 2019 Bring The Heat Tournament totaling 8 major tournament victories during the 2018 2019 Flag year. This team set a record, winning 40 straight tournament games during a single flag year. They went 51-1 in tournament play, scored 1,468 points, allowed only 269 points and their average score per game was 29 points scored and only 5 points allowed. The players on the team were Vincent Hales, Jett Washington, Kory Villarreal, Justin Colin, Andrew Richmond, Andrew Campbell, Michael "Munch" Sims and Avion Kaiser. They were led by Coach Omar Smith and Coach Nathan Richmond
2018 - 2019 10U Elite Apex Predators
#9 Kory "Big Dog" Villarreal played 9 seasons with The Apex Predators from its start as the Packers in the Spring of 2016 until the Spring of 2019. Kory finished his Apex Predators career as one of the best and talented players to ever come through the program. His passion and desire to be the best helped him to become one of the top players in the country in his final 10U season. Kory's resume is something most kids that play flag football dream of. Kory was a key member of the 2018-2019 10U National Championship team that went down as one of the greatest NFL Flag 10U teams of all time winning 40 straight tournament games. Kory was a member of the following championship teams, 11 League, 6 tournament, 2 Regionals, and 1 National. Kory's individual accomplishments include making the All NYS team 5 times, 3 time Pro Bowler, 2 time Team MVP, Club Most Improved Player Of The Year, Coaches Award Winner, and 10U NFL Flag 2019 Nationals Tournament MVP.
Taylor Lemons played 7 seasons with the Apex Predators from its start as the Packers during the spring of 2016. Taylor was part of our core 12U team during this time and never missed a season. Taylor's greatest achievement was leading 12U as it's QB to 12U's first NYS championship during the 2017 Fall season. Taylor also played receiver on the 2018 winter undefeated championship team, making him a two time champion. Taylor's individual league accomplishments include finishing runner up for league MVP, and being a 6 time All NYS Nevada recipient. He was also selected for the Pro Bowl 3 times. His team accomplishments include being 4 time 12U MVP, Defensive MVP, Coaches Award recipient, and most improved player recipient.
Joshua Ashley - Solis
Joshua Ashley-Solis played 4 seasons with The Apex Predators 12U team from Spring of 2017 through the Spring of 2018. When Josh joined The Apex Predators he established himself as one of the top 12U players. Not just NYS league play, but in the tournament circuit as well. Known as one of the most dangerous players in flag football, Josh was a threat to score anytime he touched the ball. Josh was a human highlight reel with his shiftiness and ankle breaking moves. Josh was a major factor for 12U winning back to back NYS Championships for the fall 2017 and winter 2018 seasons. Both of those teams went undefeated. His individual league accomplishments include being the NYS Winter 2018 12U league MVP (the clubs first 12U Winner), All NYS Nevada team in each of his 4 seasons played, and one Pro Bowl selection. His individual team accomplishments include being 12U team MVP and a 4 time Offensive MVP.
The 2016-2017 10U Apex Predators was the team that helped put the program on the map during its first year. In the Fall of 2016 they went 12-0 and won their first NYS Championship. The following Winter season they went 10-1 and avenged an earlier season loss to their rivals, The Ballers, winning the Super Bowl 21-7 for their second straight NYS Championship. During the Spring season the 10U team played in 2 leagues (NYS and NSE) winning both. They became the first flag team in the Las Vegas valley to win championships in 2 leagues. In NYS they went 11-0 winning their third straight championship becoming the only NYS team ever to win the Triple Crown. They set a NYS record only allowing 6 points in the regular season. After a disastrous NSE regular season going 3-5 in a tough league they bounced back in the playoffs defeating the Scorpions, 8-0 Ballers, and beating The NYFL Falcons 28-0 in the Super Bowl. They won a total of 4 league championships in one year which is another record that still stands today.
2016 - 2017 10U Apex Predators