Patchogue/Medford United outscored its foes in ENYPL play 21-5 this spring. (Photo courtesy of ENYYSA)

Patchogue/Medford United captured the Boys Under-14 title in the Eastern New York Premier League this spring.

United, which plays in the Long Island Junior Soccer League, had a 5-2-0 record, scoring 21 goals and giving up only 5 in ENYPL play.

“It was our hard work, dedication to training and collective sacrifice toward achieving team goals that led us to a successful season,” coach James Bentley said.

The ENYPL, organized by Eastern New York Youth Soccer Association, is America’s oldest continuous Premier League, having kicked off play in 2001.

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