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2014 US Youth Soccer ODP Girls Thanksgiving Interregional: Day 4

November 27, 2014 09:30 AM
 
 
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2014 US Youth Soccer ODP Girls Thanksgiving Interregional Concludes Day 4 in Florida

 
Day 4 of 5
Rosters: 1997 | 1998 | 1999 | 2000
 
BOCA RATON, Fla. (Nov. 27, 2014) – The 2014 US Youth Soccer Olympic Development Program (US Youth Soccer ODP) Girls Thanksgiving Interregional wrapped up its fourth day of play with the 1999 and 2000 age groups taking the field for the final time this week on Thanksgiving morning in Boca Raton, Fla. The five-day tournament takes place November 24-28 at Spanish River Athletic Park, and features elite girls teams in the 1997-2000 age groups from each of the four US Youth Soccer Regions.
 
The nearly 300 leading players participating in the event have been selected from US Youth Soccer State Association and Regional level evaluations. Throughout the week, players will attend training sessions and compete in matches against other regions, in front of U.S. Soccer national staff and collegiate coaches to maximize their exposure for selection to the next level of play.
 
With programs in all 55 US Youth Soccer State Associations, US Youth Soccer ODP, the original Olympic development program, is available to any player. US Youth Soccer ODP is the only elite player development program that can claim members of Major League Soccer, the National Women’s Soccer League, and the majority of current and past national and youth national team members, as alumni. To learn more, visit www.usyouthsoccer.org/programs/OlympicDevelopmentProgram.
 
Highlights from Day 4:
 

1999 Girls: Region II v. Region I
After a week of matches, Region II took the top of the standings in the 1999 age group finishing their last match with a superb 5-3 win against Region I. Among the age group’s top scorers were Region II’s Ryanne Brown and Emina Ekic who each scored a pair of goals in today’s match to give them each four goals for the week. The competitive match started with Ekic’s 5th minute goal but Region I’s Katarina Nilsson recuperated ten minutes later. Ekic put Region II back in the lead in the 21st minute, but Makena Silber leveled the score in the 30th minute. Ryanne Brown added a 38th minute tally to give Region II a 3-2 advantage at the half. Riley Tanner helped keep Region II’s lead with a goal in the 50th minute, and Region I’s Marykate McGuire put the pressure on when she found the back of the net in the 62nd minute. Ultimately Ryanne Brown secured the match and closed the scoring in the 67th minute to give Region II the 5-3 win.

1999 Girls: Region IV v. Region III
The second 1999 Girls match resulted in a 1-1 tie between Region IV and Region III. Region IV got a first half goal by Sarah Broacha in the 13th minute. The goal held on for the majority of the match but with just 10 minutes remaining Nhi Truong scored and found the equalizer for Region III in the 71st minute.

2000 Girls: Region II v. Region I
Region II finished atop of standings in the 2000 age group as well with a 2-0-1 record and 7 points. Region II competed against Region I in today’s Thanksgiving match, but both teams guarded their nets and the match resulted in a 0-0 score.

2000 Girls: Region IV v. Region III
Region IV defeated Region III in the second 2000 Girls match. Taylor Gosselin scored a goal in each half to give Region IV the win, and also place her as the age group’s leading goal scorer with three goals.

 
Goal Scorers and Results | Thursday, Nov. 27, 2014
 
1999
Region II
Region I
Final Score
5
3
Goal Scorers
Emina Ekic (05:00)
Katarina Nilsson (15:00)
  Emina Ekic (21:00) Makena Silber (30:00)
  Ryanne Brown (38:00) Marykate McGuire (62:00)
  Riley Tanner (50:00)  
  Ryanne Brown (67:00)  
 
1999
Region IV
Region III
Final Score
1 1
Goal Scorers
Sarah Broacha (13:00) Nhi Truong (71:00)
 
2000
Region II
Region I
Final Score
0 0
Goal Scorers
   
 
2000
Region IV
Region III
Final Score
2 0
Goal Scorers
Taylor Gosselin (19:00)  
 
Taylor Gosselin (42:00)  
 
 
 
 
 
 
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