Day 1 of 4
Schedules, Scores and Standings
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FRISCO, Texas (June 12, 2014) - The 2014 US Youth Soccer Region II Presidents Cup kicked off Thursday at the Overland Park Soccer Complex in Overland Park, Kan. Boys and Girls teams from US Youth Soccer Region II (Midwest) will compete from June 12-15 in hopes of advancing to the 2014 US Youth Soccer National Presidents Cup.
The tournament will feature 71 US Youth Soccer teams in the Under-13 through Under-17 age groups competing for a regional title and a berth to the 2014 US Youth Soccer National Presidents Cup, July 10-13 in Greenville, S.C.
Preliminary games will take place from Thursday, June 12 through Saturday, June 14. Regional champions will be crowned following final matches on Sunday, June 15.
Kansas Youth Soccer Association will host the event, and the other 13 State Associations represented include Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio-North, Ohio-South, South Dakota and Wisconsin.
The US Youth Soccer Presidents Cup is designed for teams seeking additional challenges to play for a national title against teams of similar abilities. The cup provides a progressive, competitive experience to teams that might not otherwise get the opportunity to participate in a series of unique experiences highlighting competition, camaraderie and community from the state to regional to national levels of US Youth Soccer.
Under-13 Boys: OPSC Monaco (KS) 2-1 SWISA Premier (IN)
OPSC Monaco from Kansas defeated Under-13 Boys team SWISA Premier from Indiana with a goal in each half for a 2-1 win. Cooper Holmes found the back of the net in the 17th minute giving OPSC a 1-0 lead at the half. Zachary Schoenstein leveled the match in the 52nd minute, but Joshua Chong achieved the game winner for OPSC in the 68th minute.
Under-14 Girls: SBV Montpellier (KS) 2-0 SCU Fury (WI)
SBV Montpellier from Kansas got a 2-0 victory against Under-14 Girls team SCU Fury from Wisconsin. Both teams had opportunities but went into halftime scoreless. Paige Moses broke the stalemate in the 56th minute for SBV Montpellier, and Emerson Hamer followed with an additional goal in the 71st minute.
Under-15 Boys: BFC/WYSA Select (SD) 1-1 Thunder United Metro FC Green (OH-S)
In the Under-15 Boys matchup between BFC/WYSA Select (SD) and Thunder United Metro FC Green (OH-S), second half action resulted in a 1-1 tie. Thunder United got the lead with a Robert Henry goal in the 50th minute, but Ben Vukovich recovered right before the final whistle and scored for BFC/WYSA Select in the 79th minute.
Under-16 Girls: Kings Hammer SC (KY) 1-0 USAi 98 Premier (IN)
Kings Hammer SC from Kentucky started their preliminary play with a 1-0 win against Under-16 Girls team USAi 98 Premier from Indiana. Neither team was able to convert their opportunities in the first half and went into halftime scoreless. Both teams continued to try and find the back of the net in the second half, and in the last minute of play Hannah Culyer’s late game heroics gave Kings Hammer the win.
Under-17 Boys: Fort Wayne United FC Elite (IN) 2-0 Toca USL (KS)
Two second half goals gave Fort Wayne United FC Elite from Indiana a 2-0 victory against Under-17 Boys team Toca USL from Kansas. David Rincon scored for Fort Wayne in the 43rd minute of play, and Jorge Silva secured the win in the very last minute of play.
For complete tournament results for Region II Presidents Cup, click here. For more information on all US Youth Soccer Regional and National Presidents Cup events, click here, or visit the US Youth Soccer Presidents Cup Homepage at www.USYouthSoccer.org/PresidentsCup.
Note: The US Youth Soccer Presidents Cup is a separate series of events from the US Youth Soccer National Championship Series.