FRISCO, Texas (Sept. 14, 2020) — This past weekend, the US Youth Soccer South 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.
In the 13U Boys Premier I Division, Old Line Football Attack hosted Bethesda SC Blue 08 at Cedar Lane Regional Park. In a high-scoring affair, Old Line managed to outscore Bethesda SC, 4-2, to come out victorious.
In the 14U Premier Boys I Division, Penn FC Youth M Black traveled south to take on the 2019 Maryland State Cup finalist Potomac Blue 07, and the sides played to a 1-1 tie. At Overlea High School Turf Field, BRAUSA United 07 secured a 5-1 victory over Player Progression Academy.
In the 13U Girls Premier I Division, SYC Pride 08 Blue traveled into Maryland to take on Baltimore Celtic SC Shamrocks, with both defenses having strong showings. Neither side managed to break through, as the game ended in a scoreless draw in what was one of many competitive games this past weekend in the age group.
The 14U Girls Premier I Division also featured several top matchups, with 2019 Maryland State Cup champion and USYS Eastern Regional Championships semifinalist SAC/BA Pre Academy taking on Eagle FC from Eastern Pennsylvania on Saturday afternoon. The two sides were very well matched, and Eagle FC created the lone goal to come away with a1-0 win. On Sunday, 2019 Maryland State Cup semifinalist OPSA Magic hosted Coppermine SC Girls 2007 Premier. Neither team managed to break the deadlock, and the game ended in a 0-0 draw.
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