ORLANDO, Florida (December 27, 2007) – US Youth Soccer National League play resumed today in Florida as part of Disney's Soccer Showcase. The Under-15 and Under-16 boys are kicking off the weekend and the girls teams will begin play on Sunday, December 30 through Wednesday, January 2.
More than 900 college coaches are expected to be in attendance for the weeklong event, according to the Disney soccer organizers.
In the Boys Under-15 age group, FC Delco Roadkill (2-0-1) moved into a first place tie with a 2-0 win over the Michigan Wolves (0-3-1), behind the shutout goalkeeping of Max Kurtzman. The Chicago Fire Jrs. (2-1-1) remained tied for first place after a 0-0 draw with the defending National Champion Baltimore Casa Mia Bays (1-1-1). Solar Red (1-0-2) won its first National League contest after a pair of draws with a 3-1 win over CASL Elite (2-2-0). Meanwhile, Vardar (1-2-0) downed Weston (FL) 3-1 in a friendly.
Friday's Under-15 action will see CASL face FC Delco, Vardar meet Solar Red, Baltimore Casa Mia Bays against the Michigan Wolves and the Chicago Fire Jrs. playing a friendly versus Weston.
The Dallas Texans (4-0-0) remained the only undefeated and untied team on the boys side with a 3-1 win over the YMS Xplosion (2-2-0). The Texans FC 91/92 (3-1-1) stayed within three points of first place with a 5-1 victory over the Arsenal Super Eagles (0-4-0). Also, Cobb FC (0-2-1) scored a 2-0 win over Inter United (FL) in a friendly.
Friday's U-16 play will see the YMS Xplosion face the Texans FC Red, the Arsenal Super Eagles against Cobb FC and the Dallas Texans meet Inter United in a friendly.
For more information about the US Youth Soccer National League, including latest schedules, scores and more visit www.USYouthSoccer.org
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