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2012 US Youth Soccer Region II Championships complete second day of preliminary play

 

Preliminary games day 2 of 3 

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SAGINAW, Mich. (June 24, 2012) – Another day of preliminary games are complete at the 2012 US Youth Soccer Region II (Midwest) Championships presented by National Guard in Saginaw Township, Mich. This year’s tournament features three returning national champions and six defending regional champions. Additionally, four teams in the field have already qualified for the 2012 National Championships via the US Youth Soccer National League.

One defending regional champion, Under-14 Boys Chicago Magic (IL), notched an important win today as they beat OP Eagles Dublin (OH-S) 1-0. Fredi Ortega scored the lone goal on the day with a strike in the 55th minute. After a draw on day one, Sunday’s win puts Magic atop Pool A with one day to go.

Also in Pool A, Carmel United 98 Elite (IN) matched Magic’s point total with a win of its own Sunday, 2-1 over Javanon 98 Black (KY). Andrew Kaskie started the scoring with a goal in the 15th minute. Javanon’s Jonathan Huerta would level 10 minutes into the second half. Spencer Glass would reclaim the lead for Carmel United with less than two minutes to play in the game, with what proved to be the game winner.

North Shore United (WI) scored an early goal Sunday against Thunder Academy (MN). Andrew Edwards scored in just the third minute for North Shore. That lead would hold until Thunder Academy equalized in dramatic fashion just two minutes before the final whistle. Christian’s Deaconson goal in the 68th minute ensured a point for each team in a 1-1 draw.

Sporting Kansas City Juniors (MO) earned its second win in as many days as they beat Millennium Heat (IN) 4-1. All four Sporting Kansas City goals came in the first 15 minutes of the second half, with Cole McLagan, Jacob Weaver, Dakota Karns and Trevor Cissell all finding the net. Clay Arnold scored for Millennium Heat.

In the U-17 Girls’ group, Michigan Hawks (MI) set itself up well for a semifinal berth with a win over ZYSA 95 (IN) by the score of 1-0. Samantha Thornton netted the decisive goal in the 70th minute.

Javanon 95 Black (KY) claimed a 3-1 victory over CRSA Black (IA), led by a Mary Beth Gorham double. Taylor Borman also found the net for Javanon before Kayla Armstrong pulled one back for CRSA to finish the scoring.

Harambe Viati (MO) won its first game of the tournament with a convincing 4-0 win over Eden Prairie Showcase (MN). Kristen Clemens led the charge with two second half goals, with Kaitlyn Clark and Emmy Hanlon also joining the scoresheet.

Their day three opponent will be undefeated North Shore United (WI), who beat Internationals SC 94 (OH-N) 3-0 on Sunday. Angela Mann found the net in the 39th and 61st minutes, before Josee Stiever added a third on a strike from the top of the 18 in the 80th

US Youth Soccer State Champions and select wildcards in the U-13 through U-19 Boys and Girls age groups from 14 state associations, including host Michigan State Youth Soccer Association, are participating in the event. The other state associations represented are Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio North, Ohio South, South Dakota and Wisconsin

Sunday Scores:

GIRLS            
Group Rep Away Score Rep Home Score
Under-13 Girls IA JUSC Premier 1 WI FC Milwaukee Blue 2
Under-13 Girls MN Dakota Rev Riptide 0 MO Futura Academy Forte 2
Under-13 Girls NE OFC 98/99 Elite 1 0 IL St. Louis Scott Gallagher Metro Blue 0
Under-13 Girls KY Kings Soccer Academy Gold 99 2 SD DASC Black  1
Under-13 Girls ND Tri-City Storm Black 0 OH-S CUP Crew Jrs Gold 4
Under-13 Girls MI Michigan Hawks 3 OH-N Cleveland FC 0
Under-13 Girls KS BVSC Stars Aberdeen  2 IN Carmel United Elite 99 3
Under-14 Girls IL Eclipse Select Tri Cities 97/98 1 OH-N Ambassadors FC 5
Under-14 Girls MO St. Louis Scott Gallagher Premier Navy 2 IN FC Pride 98 Elite 2
Under-14 Girls KS KCU Rangers 97/98 1 SD DASC Black 0
Under-14 Girls MI Vardar West 98 7 IA Alliance Speed 2
Under-14 Girls OH-N Greater Toledo FC 0 WI Mequon United 2
Under-14 Girls OH-S Warren County United Blue 97 2 IL Eclipse Select North Black 97/98 0
Under-14 Girls NE OFC  97/98 Elite 1 2 KY KSA 97 Gold 0
Under-14 Girls IA JUSC Premier (IA) 1 MN Minneapolis United Black Premier 4
Under-15 Girls IL NSA Jaguars 0 IN SFSC Lady Bluez 2
Under-15 Girls OH-N Cleveland FC 1 NE Omaha FC Elite 1 96/97 3
Under-15 Girls IA VSA Elite 0 MO Futura FC Academy Premier 1
Under-15 Girls OH-S Kings Soccer Academy 1 MO Lou Fusz Wipke 5
Under-15 Girls KY Javanon 97 Black 3 SD SD United Legacy 0
Under-15 Girls OH-N Internationals 96 Red 5 OH-S Red Swarm Premier 0
Under-15 Girls WI Lake Country United Red 96/97 0 MN Prior Lake Splash Premier 2
Under-15 Girls MI Michigan Jaguars 1 KS KC Metro Dynamos 5
Under-16 Girls KY Lexington FC 96 Premier 0 KS KC Fusion Academy 95/96 2
Under-16 Girls OH-N Internationals 95 Red 5 SD Rushmore 16 Gold 1
Under-16 Girls WI Lake Country United Red 1 OH-S Hammer FC 2
Under-16 Girls MO SLSG Premier Navy 1 IN Zionsville 96 Select I 2
Under-16 Girls IL FC UNITED 1 MO KCFC/Futura Academy 1
Under-16 Girls NE OFC 95/96 Elite 1 2 MN Eden Prairie SC Fusion 0
Under-16 Girls IA Iowa City Alliance - Heatwave 2 OH-N Cleveland United White 3
Under-16 Girls MI MI Gators FC 96 Orange 2 OH-N CSA Impact 0
Under-17 Girls MI Michigan Hawks 95 Black 1 IN ZYSA 95 Select 0
Under-17 Girls KY Javanon 95 Black 3 IA CRSA Black 1
Under-17 Girls MO Harambe Viati  4 MN Eden Prairie Showcase 0
Under-17 Girls WI North Shore United 3 OH-N Internationals SC 94 0
Under-17 Girls WI Appleton Goal Getters 1 MI Michigan Football Club 95 3
Under-17 Girls KS KCFC Intensity 3 SD Rushmore 17 Gold 3
Under-17 Girls NE Omaha FC Elite One 94/95 3 KY KSA Gold 94 2
Under-17 Girls OH-S Blast FC  2 IL Team Chicago Academy Botafogo 3
Under-18 Girls IN SWISA Rush 1 MI Michigan Gators 94 Orange 1
Under-18 Girls KY Mockingbird 94 Premier 0 IA JUSC/WDM Premier Force 2
Under-18 Girls NE Toro Bravo 4 OH-S Hammer FC 1
Under-18 Girls MN St Croix Scorpions 0 MO Kolping Kicks SC Schmitt 2
Under-18 Girls MI Grand Rapids Crew Juniors Gold 94 2 IL CFJ Red 11 3
Under-18 Girls OH-N Internationals 6 KS KC United Metros 0
Under-18 Girls IL NSA Premier Fury 1 OH-S Cincinnati Soccer Alliance Elite 1
Under-18 Girls MI Michigan Jaguars 94 Green 1 SD DASC Black 1
Under-19 Girls KY Mockingbird 93 Premier 3 MN Eden Prairie SC United 1
Under-19 Girls NE OFC 92/93 1 OH-S OP Elite 5
Under-19 Girls KS KCFC Intensity 92/93 3 OH-N Cleveland FC 0
Under-19 Girls IA JUSC/WDM Premier 0 MI Michigan Hawks 93 7
Under-19 Girls SD DASC Black 1 IL Eclipse Select 92/93 2
Under-19 Girls MO St. Louis Scott Gallagher Green - Moser 2 IN Carmel United Elite 93 0
Under-19 Girls WI FC Milwaukee Nationals 4 IL CL Force Elite 1
BOYS            
Group Rep Away Score Rep Home Score
Under-13 Boys OH-N Internationals 1 IN Carmel United 99 Elite 1
Under-13 Boys WI KASL United FC Red 2 KS Sporting KC Juniors 3
Under-13 Boys IA WDM Royal 0 MI Vardar 99 4
Under-13 Boys IL Chicago Magic Preacademy 10 KY 99 Mockingbird Premier 0
Under-13 Boys MO St. Louis Scott Gallagher SC Elite 98/99 1 OH-S NWC Alliance 98 Black 2
Under-13 Boys KY Bluegrass  0 MN MN Thunder Academy 3
Under-13 Boys NE Strikers 6 SD DASC Black 0
Under-14 Boys IN Carmel United 98 Elite 2 KY Javanon 98 Black 1
Under-14 Boys MO Sporting Kansas City Juniors 4 IN Millennium Heat 1
Under-14 Boys OH-N Pacesetter 98 Red 0 OH-S CUP Crew Jrs 97 1
Under-14 Boys WI North Shore United 1 MN MN Thunder Academy 98 Blue 1
Under-14 Boys IL Chicago Magic Preacademy 1 1 OH-S OP Eagles Dublin G1 0
Under-14 Boys IL Libertyville FC 1974 7 SD SD United Galaxy 0
Under-14 Boys MI Vardar 98 4 KS KCFC Academy 1
Under-14 Boys NE Omaha FC Elite 1  1 IA West Des Moines Arsenal 2
Under-15 Boys IL Chicago Magic 3 MN St. Paul United Elite 0
Under-15 Boys KY Bluegrass 97 White 0 OH-N PFC 4
Under-15 Boys NE OFC 96/97 Elite 1 0 OH-S CUP Crew Jrs Gold 96/97 6
Under-15 Boys SD DASC Black 1 IA JUSC Liverpool 2
Under-15 Boys MI Grand Rapids Crew Jrs. 2 MO Futura Inter 96/97 Blue 0
Under-15 Boys MN MN Thunder Academy Elite Blue 97 2 WI United FC 5
Under-15 Boys KS Sporting BVSC 96/97 0 OH-N Challenger Crew Jrs. Black 5
Under-15 Boys OH-S Classics Eagles Red 3 IN Dynamo FC 97 Red 0
Under-16 Boys IL Team Evanston Premier 4 OH-S Classics Eagles Red 5
Under-16 Boys MI Michigan Jaguars 96 Green 4 SD SD United Barcelona 0
Under-16 Boys WI Everton 95/96 1 MO Lou Fusz Geerling 2
Under-16 Boys OH-S CUP Crew Jr Gold 95 3 NE OFC Elite 1 95/96 1
Under-16 Boys MO KCFC Futura Academy I 2 KY United 1996 FC 96 International 0
Under-16 Boys IN Carmel United SC Elite 96 0 KS Kansas Rush Nike 95/96 1
Under-16 Boys OH-N Ambassadors 3 IA Marshalltown Matrix 0
Under-16 Boys MI WAZA FC East 96 Black 0 MN Edina Swarm 0
Under-17 Boys MO Raytown SC BGFC 94/95 2 MI Waza FC West 95 Black 3
Under-17 Boys MO SLSG Elite 94/95 1 WI SC Waukesha Pumas 1
Under-17 Boys KY United 1996 FC 95 International 4 SD DASC Black 0
Under-17 Boys MN St. Croix Juventus 0 NE Omaha FC 94/95 E1 4
Under-17 Boys IN Fort Wayne Fever Academy 4 SD SD United Arsenal 0
Under-17 Boys IA WDMSC Arsenal 4 KS Sporting BVSC Boca 2
Under-17 Boys IL Galaxy 94/95 Blue 1 OH-N Everest SC Black 5
Under-17 Boys OH-S Classics Eagles 0 IL Raiders FC Premier 3
Under-18 Boys WI Elm Grove Blues 3 IL Ajax FC Chicago  2
Under-18 Boys KY KSA Elite 93 2 OH-S Blast FC 3
Under-18 Boys NE Omaha FC Elite 1 93/94 0 MI Waza FC 94 Black 1
Under-18 Boys IN Fort Wayne Fever 94 Black 0 IL Galaxy 93/94 Blue 5
Under-18 Boys IA EIU Blue 8 OH-N Cleveland Whitecaps 1
Under-18 Boys MI Grand Rapids Crew Jrs 1 MI Kingdom Premier 0
Under-18 Boys MN St. Croix Rossoneri 0 SD DASC Black 0
Under-18 Boys MO Lou Fusz SC Gold 4 MI Michigan Wolves 94 0
Under-19 Boys KY United1996 FC 93 Internationals 1 OH-S Crew Juniors 9
Under-19 Boys KS KCFC Rangers 92/93 8 SD SD United Madrid 0
Under-19 Boys NE OFC E1 92/93 2 IA WDM Fire 1
Under-19 Boys WI NSC - FCGB New United 1 IN Carmel United SC Elite 93 2
Under-19 Boys IL Strikers FV Premier 2 MO Futura FC Velocity 1
Under-19 Boys OH-N Pacesetter Premier 4 MI TNT Dynamite 93 0
Under-19 Boys MO St. Louis Scott Gallagher SC Academy 3 MN Blackhawks 2

Regional winners of the Under-14 through Under-19 age groups earn a berth to the 2012 US Youth Soccer National Championships July 25-29, at Manchester Meadows in Rock Hill, S.C.

The US Youth Soccer National Championships will consist of US Youth Soccer Regional Champions in the Under-14 through Under-19 Boys and Girls age groups as well as the US Youth Soccer National League qualifiers in the Under-15 through Under-17 Boys and Girls age groups to complete the field of 60 teams. 

Daily reports and complete results from the tournament are available on http://championships.usyouthsoccer.org. Follow the moments from the US Youth Soccer National Championship Series on Twitter and share the moments with us on Facebook.

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About the US Youth Soccer National Championship Series – The US Youth Soccer National Championship Series provides more than 10,000 teams from US Youth Soccer's 55 State Associations the opportunity to showcase their abilities against the best in the nation while emphasizing teamwork, discipline and fair play. The yearlong competition begins with over 185,000 players in the US Youth Soccer State Championships.  These champions and selected wildcard teams, through US Youth Soccer Regional Leagues, advance to compete in one of four the US Youth Soccer Regional Championships. Champions (U-14 through U-19) from each regional event advance to the US Youth Soccer National Championships.  The Under-15 through 17 Boys and Girls age groups have two teams representative of the US Youth Soccer National League, in which the top two teams in each gender age group earn a direct path to the national championships. Overall the National Championship Series provides top collegiate coaches with the premier stage to identify and scout the most coveted players in the country. For more information, visit http://championships.usyouthsoccer.org.

About the United States Youth Soccer Association (US Youth Soccer) – US Youth Soccer - "The Game for ALL Kids!" is the largest youth sports organization in the country and largest member of the United States Soccer Federation, the governing body of soccer in the United States. US Youth Soccer registers more than 3 million players annually, ages 5 to 19, and over 900,000 administrators, coaches and volunteers in 55 member State Associations. US Youth Soccer programs provide a fun, safe and healthy environment for players at every level of the game. For more information, visit www.USYouthSoccer.org.

 

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