If this is the same Empire 2025/2026 team that played at Lax Fest in the 2025 B division, than it is a team that appears to be almost exclusively 2026 (or even younger), and had absolutely no one that appeared to be a good 2025 player. I get the argument about playing down, but this team can't compete at 2025 B, based on my first hand observations, so use that as a guide. Any 2025 on this team were low-end/low skilled players. Not a knock on the kids, just an observation.