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US Youth Soccer National League Boys play continues in Wilson, N.C.

December 10, 2009 09:00 PM
Day 2 of 4 complete
Games coincide with elite competition of US Youth Soccer ODP Boys Winter Interregional and NCAA Men's College Cup Championship
Scores and Standings [

WILSON, N.C. (Dec. 11, 2009) – Day two of play of the US Youth Soccer National League continued, showcasing the top Under-15, Under-16 and Under-17 Boys teams in the nation, as they compete in the first weekend of League play for the boys.

The National League games are being held in Wilson, N.C., at the same time as the US Youth Soccer Olympic Development Program (US Youth Soccer ODP) Boys 1992 Winter Interregional competition and the NCAA Division I Men's College Cup Championships to provide greater exposure of these elite players to collegiate and national team coaches.

Under-15 Boys
Coming off of a day one loss, Albion FC (CA-S) was looking to slate a win against Lemont Raiders (IL) who had a 4-4 tie in day one. Raul Martinez netted a 25th minute Albion goal for a 1-0 score that lasted through the half. Albion managed to stay on top by putting forth a strong defensive front to keep the score at 1-0 for their first win of the National League season.

LAFC Chelsea (CA-S) and Baltimore Bays Chelsea (MD) were evenly matched throughout the first half of today's game. LAFC broke the 0-0 tie when William Raygoza shot one past the keeper in the 54th minute and netted a second in the 67th minute. LAFC held onto the 2-0 lead for the final result and to move them into second place in the League standings.
Under-16 Boys
The Under-16 Boys game between Sereno 94 White (AZ) and TSC 94 Black (OK) was deadlocked at 0-0 until the 53rd minute when Sereno's Angel Rascon put one on the board. It looked to be Sereno's game until the final minutes when Anson Crouch netted one for TSC in the 79th minute to knot the final result at 1-1.
Concorde Fire Elite (GA) and Solar Red (N-TX) held one another scoreless through the first half, but after the half, Concorde made some technical changes to give them the advantage and open up scoring opportunities. Adrian Alabi gave Concorde the 2-0 lead with goals in the 58th and 72nd minutes. Solar looked to make a comeback in the 80th minute with a Karl de Zoeten goal, but it wasn't enough to change the final result and Concorde won 2-1.
Under-17 Boys
Elite FC Gladiators (NM) opened day two's game against Campton United (IL) with an early goal by Nicholas Miele in the 4th minute. The two teams battled it out, but the initial 1-0 score remained for the Gladiators' first win of the season.
CESA Premier (SC) continues to be undefeated as they marked a second win today in their game against Hicksville Strikers (E-NY). Ricardo Garbanzo netted one in the 29th minute for CESA and teammate Emmet Lunceford found the back of the net in the 85th minute. The 2-0 win keeps CESA at the top of the Under-17 Boys standings at the end of day two in Wilson, N.C. Garbanzo and Luncdford are tied with Penn Fusion's Robert Friskey as leading goal scorers, all having scored three goals each.
National League action continues Saturday at Wilson Gillette Soccer Complex at 10 a.m., noon and 2 p.m. EST. For complete standings, scores and schedules, visit the National League Center or go to /National_League/. Follow National League on Twitter (@nationalleague) throughout the season.
Results | Friday, Dec. 11, 2009
Under-15 Results
94 CASL Elite (NC) 1, Michigan Wolves (MI) 1
Goal scorers: CASL: Andrew Barber (66:00) 
Wolves: Justin Pratt (45:00) 

Dallas Texans 95 Red (N-TX) 2, Dix Hill Thunder (E-NY) 1
Goal scorers: Texans: William Searls (27:00), Brandon Aubrey (31:00)
Thunder: Jonathan Interiano (75:00)

Albion SC (CA-S) 1, Lemont Raiders (IL) 0
Goal scorers: Albion: Raul Martinez (25:00)
LAFC Chelsea (CA-S) 2, Baltimore Bays Chelsea (MD) 0
Goal scorers: LAFC: William Raygoza (54:00) (67:00)

Under-16 Results
Blast FC (OH-S) 1,
Waza FC 94 Black (MI) 0
Goal scorers: Blast: Emmanuel Appiah

Grand Rapids Crew Juniors (MI) 1, Penn Fusion Academy Celtics (E-PA) 0
Goal scorers: Crew: Sean Conerty (2:00)

Sereno 94 White (AZ) 1, Tulsa TSC 94 Black (OK) 1
Goal scorers: Sereno: Angel Rascon (53:00)
TSC:Anson Crouch (79:00)

Concorde Fire Elite (GA) 2, Solar Red 94 (N-TX) 1
Goal scorers: Concorde: Adrian Alabi (58:00) (72:00)
Solar: Karl de Zoeten (80:00)

Under-17 Results
Elite FC Gladiators (NM) 1,
Campton United (IL) 0
Goal scorers: Gladiators: Nicholas Miele (4:00)

CESA Premier 92 (SC) 2, Hicksville Strikers (E-NY) 0
Goal scorers: CESA:Ricardo Garbanzo (29:00), Emmett Lunceford (85:00) 

Penn Fusion Academy Coppa 82 (E-PA) 2, TSC 93 Red (OK) 1
Goal scorers: Penn Fusion: Owen Griffith (16:00) (77:00) 
TSC: Gustavo Lopez (5:00)

GSA Phoenix Red 93 (GA) 1, Blast FC Red (OH-S) 0
Goal scorers: GSA: Matt Shreiner (45:00)

Upcoming Matches:

Saturday, Dec. 12

Time Home Visitor Field
Under-15 Boys 10 a.m. LAFC Chelsea (CA-S) v 94 CASL Elite (NC) 3
Under-15 Boys 10 a.m. Michigan Wolves (MI) v Dallas Texans 95 Red (N-TX) 4
Under-15 Boys 10 a.m. Dix Hills Thunder (E-NY) v Lemont Raiders (IL) 5
Under-15 Boys 10 a.m. Albion SC (CA-S) v Baltimore Bays Chelsea (MD) 6
Under-16 Boys 12 p.m. Tulsa TSC 94 Black (OK) v Blast FC (OH-S) 5
Under-16 Boys 12 p.m. Penn Fusion Academy Celtic (E-PA) v Sereno 94 White (AZ) 6
Under-16 Boys 2 p.m. Waza FC 94 Black (MI) v Solar Red 94 (N-TX) 3
Under-16 Boys 2 p.m. Concorde Fire Elite (GA) v Grand Rapids Crew Juniors (MI) 4
Under-17 Boys 12 p.m. Campton United (IL) v Hicksville Strikers (E-NY) 3
Under-17 Boys 12 p.m. GSA Phoenix Red 93 (GA) v TSC 93 Red (OK) 4
Under-17 Boys 2 p.m. Penn Fusion Academy Coppa 82 (E-PA) v Blast FC Red (OH-S) 6
Under-17 Boys 2 p.m. Carolina Elite Premier 92 (SC) v Elite FC Gladiators (NM) 5

Sunday, Dec. 13

Time Home Visitor Field
Under-15 Boys 7:30 a.m. 94 CASL Elite (NC) v Albion SC (CA-S) 3
Under-15 Boys 7:30 a.m. Dallas Texans 95 Red (N-TX) v LAFC Chelsea (CA-S) 4
Under-15 Boys 7:30 a.m. Lemont Raiders (IL) v Michigan Wolves (MI) 5
Under-15 Boys 11 a.m. Baltimore Bays Chelsea (MD) v Dix Hills Thunder (E-NY) 3
Under-16 Boys 7:30 a.m. Sereno 94 White (AZ) v Concorde Fire Elite (GA) 6
Under-16 Boys 9:15 a.m. Grand Rapids Crew Juniors (MI) v Waza FC 94 Black (MI) 3
Under-16 Boys 9:15 a.m. Solar Red 94 (N-TX) v Tulsa TSC 94 Black (OK) 4
Under-16 Boys 11 a.m. Blast FC (OH-S) v Penn Fusion Academy Celtic (E-PA) 4
Under-17 Boys 7:30 a.m. Elite FC Gladiators (NM) v GSA Phoenix Red 93 (GA) 1
Under-17 Boys 7:30 a.m. Hicksville Strikers (E-NY) v Penn Fusion Academy Coppa 82 (E-PA) 2
Under-17 Boys 9:30 a.m. Blast FC Red (OH-S) v Campton United (IL) 1
Under-17 Boys 9:30 a.m. TSC 93 Red (OK) v Carolina Elite Premier 92 (SC) 2
*Subject to change.

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