FRISCO, Texas (Sept. 14, 2020) — This past weekend, the US Youth Soccer North Atlantic Conference, managed by EDP Soccer, kicked off its Fall 2020 season with boys and girls games in the 13U and 14U age groups.
The opening weekend of play marked the start of each team's journey in the pursuit of earning a berth to the 2021 US Youth Soccer Eastern Regional Championships, which will take place June 25-July 1, 2021 at Tuckahoe Turf Farms in Hammonton, N.J.
The first week of conference play featured many competitive games and set the stage for what will be an exciting season.
The first weekend of play saw the first Club vs. Club Division games played in the North Atlantic Conference. At 13U and 14U Boys age groups, Saturday saw AC Connecticut vs. Inter CT, in which AC Connecticut won both matches. NY Hota vs. Brentwood SC met to begin their Club vs. Club Division seasons, and the clubs split the matches, as Brentwood won at 13U and NY Hota at 14U. Easter FC vs. SUSA also saw the clubs split the wins, with SUSA winning at 13U and Eastern FC at 14U. Sunday featured matches between White Plains YS and. NY Elite, and White Plains came away with wins in both games.
In the 13U Boys Premier I Division, Kings Park SC United 2008 White took on Met Oval Academy East 08 on Sunday. Met Oval made a statement in the club's first North Atlantic Conference game with a 4-2 win.
In the 14U Boys Premier I Division, 2019 Eastern New York State Cup champion Soccer Stars United Gravity traveled to take on Cedar Stars Academy Hudson Valley 2007 NL. Cedar Stars started the season with strong play on both ends to earn a 4-0 shutout victory. On Long Island, SUSA B07 hosted Valencia CF Academy NY 2007 Black at the brand new Orlin & Cohen Sports Complex, with SUSA starting out with a 2-1 victory at its new home facility.
The 13U Girls Premier I Division opened up with Kings Park Fury fall to visiting Auburndale SC Strikers 2008. Meanwhile, FC Somers Lady Hammers defeated Barca Academy Pro NY 2008, 2-1.
The 14U Girls Premier I Division started with two games on Saturday as New York Surf 07 Academy Blue hosted Smithtown Fury and Force FC G2007 hosted Real Ole FC G2007. After the day was done, it was New York Surf and Force FC G2007 sitting at the top of the standings with 3 points each.
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