Wouldn’t call VLC elite honestly. That same PA Roughriders team got crushed by Sweetlax Upstate at the Nightfall Tournament in October. LI Express and Sweetlax Upstate look to be the best teams at this level currently... IMO obviously.
I agree VLC isn’t at the the level of Hawks, Sweetlax, PrimeTime so guess it depends what you define as elite. They are not too 5 but they are top 20.
Definition of "elite:" my son's team plus all teams obviously better.