Classics Eagles Red (OH-S) knew they were in for a challenge as they met reigning Region I Champion, Lehigh Valley United 95 (E-PA)
, in the Under-15 Boys red division. Josh McErlean gladly stepped up in the 9th
minutes to give Classics the 2-0 advantage. Wrapping up the 3-0 victory was a Hunter Robertson goal in the 75th
for Classics to end day three with a 2-0-1 record.
The Under-15 Boys blue division matched up two teams undefeated in league play with OBGC Rangers (MD)
and FC Dallas Youth 96 (N-TX). Tanner Gardner hit a 4th
minute opener for the early FC Dallas lead. Minutes after the half, Luis Hernandez upped the FC Dallas lead to 2-0, but Karl Brown countered for OBGC in the 48th
. Paulo Sanchez added some cushion for FC Dallas in the 53rd
taking the score the 3-1, but OBGC again countered in the 71st
with an Ismail Lapp-Kamara goal. FC Dallas held onto the 3-2 lead for the win and a perfect record in the first three games.
Scottsdale Soccer 96 Blackhawks (AZ)
slotted a 2-0 victory over Lonestars 96 Red (S-TX)
to remain at the top of the Under-15 Boys blue division with a 3-0-0 record. US Youth Soccer Region IV Olympic Development Program players Luis Lopez and Grant Lillard netted the two Scottsdale goals in the 12th
Concorde Fire Elite (GA)
slated their third win of league play against Downtown Rapids 95 Gold (NV) with a 2-1 final result. The Rapids' Juan Carlos Regalado Jr. posted a goal in the 46th
minute, but Concorde countered in the 64th
with a Kyle Richards goal. Shaban Abousaud finalized the win with his 79th
minute goal allowing Concorde to go into the final day of games undefeated and seated at the top of the Under-16 Boys red division standings.
In the Under-16 Boys red division, Beachside (CT)
and AC Bethesda (MD)
were both looking to capture their second win of league play, but the even match up held true resulting in a 0-0 final. The two teams both hold a 1-0-2 record, but AC Bethesda holds the upper hand with a goal differential of four.
2010 Region II semifinalists, Sockers Cup (IL)
, went up 1-0 over Everest SC Black (OH-N)
with a 9th
minute Jacob Bevan goal. The Sockers' held tight to the lead until National Team player James Haunt broke out with a 77th
minute Everest goal. Bryan Burrows secured the Everest win with an 80th
minute shot for the 2-1 final. Sockers and Everest both hold a 1-1-1 record in the Under-16 Boys blue division with Sockers on top thanks to a goal differential of two.
In the Under-17 Boys blue division, the reigning Region I Champion, PSC Coppa 93 (E-PA)
, and 2009-2010 National League runner up, Blast FC (OH-S)
, met. Kevin Nelms stuck one for PSC in the 29th
minute, and as the clock ran down, the game looked to end with a 1-0 decision. In the 90th
minute, Emmanuel Appiah hit the Blast equalizer for the 1-1 knot.
In the Under-17 Boys blue division Annandale United FC (VA)
and Waza FC 94 Black (MI)
held one another off in a game that was sure to end with zeros across the board. Annandale's game changer came from Eric Schmidt in the 90th
minute for Annandale to tally their second win of league play.
Sereno 94 White (AZ)
were sitting at the top of the Under-17 Boys blue division entering today's match against Javanon 94 (KY)
. John Manga put Javanon up 1-0 in the 37th
minute. Sereno kept the Javanon keeper, Vince Shaw, on his toes but were unable to finish for the 1-0 final score to move Sereno into third and Javanon into second place in the division.