Solar defender headed to Air Force

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Blake Elder, a starting defender for the Solar Chelsea SC Under-17/18 Development Academy team, has committed to Air Force.

Elder started 25 of 26 matches last season on Solar's under-15/16 squad. He's started three of the four matches in which he has played this season.

He was named the District 7-5A Defensive Player of the Year and MVP last high school season while playing for Keller Central (Keller, Texas).

Elder is the second confirmed commitment to Air Force, joining Joseph Speshock.