More than 86 college coaches and 11 U.S. National Team scouts are in attendance at the Thanksgiving Interregional this week providing an excellent opportunity to be seen for these elite players.
After a scoreless first half, Micaela Powers knocked one in the 45th minute for 1995 Region II's first win of the competition. Region II won, 1-0.
The 1995 Region III Girls moved to the top of the standings after a 2-0 win over Region IV this morning. This match was also scoreless at the half. In the 44th minute, Elizabeth Keester gave Region III the lead. In the 56th minute, Claire Wagner scored giving Region III the 2-0 win.
Region II and Region IV both had shutouts in the 1996 age group. Region II remains undefeated and at the top of the standings. Reilly Martin kicked off the game with an 11th minute goal. Sophie Babo finished the game with a goal of her own in the 80th minute. Region II won, 2-0.
The 1996 Region IV Girls had a big win over Region III today. In the 26th minute, Sara Robinson scored the first goal. In the second half, Region III scored an own goal then Pilar Torres and Jorian Baucom finished the game bringing Region IV's lead to four. Region IV won, 4-0.
2010 US Youth Soccer ODP Girls Thanksgiving Interregional
Scores| Wednesday, Nov. 24, 2010
1995 Region II 1, Region I 0
Goal scorers: Region II- Micaela Powers (45:00)
1995 Region III 2, Region IV 0
Goal scorers: Region III-Elizabeth Keester (44:00), Claire Wagner (56:00)
1996 Region II 2, Region I 0
Goal scorers: Region II- Reilly Martin (11:00), Sophie Babo (80:00)
1996 Region IV 4, Region III 0
Goal scorers: Sara Robinson (26:00), Own goal (55:00), Pilar Torres (68:00), Jorian Baucom (72:00)
Thursday, Nov. 25
8 a.m. 1993 Region IV v. Region II, Field 2
8 a.m. 1994 Region IV v. USNT, Field 1
9 a.m. 1994 Region II v. Region I, Field 3
10 a.m. 1993 Region III v. Region I, Field 2
10 a.m. 1994 Region III v. Norway, Field 1
Friday, Nov. 26
8 a.m. 1995 Region III v. Region I, Field 1
8 a.m. 1996 Region III v. Region I, Field 2
10 a.m. 1995 Region IV v. Region II, Field 1
10 a.m. 1996 Region IV v. Region II, Field 2
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