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It is owned and run by the Pics 16U coaches (Sarnos) along with the owner of Sticktime Sports.
It would seem the plan is to be a feeder for the Pics which start at 15U.
That alone makes them better than the Rifles.
The Rifles send no one to prep, they recruit some prep kids to play half season who are in area schools.
A few big names jumping from Pope, wait and see.
They are good people and mean well. However, I would prefer not diluting the local talent pool even more at those ages by adding more teams. Would prefer consolidating talent, and making fewer teams stronger.