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ECNL Jul 16, 2023

Championship matchups decided at ECNL Girls Finals

After an outstanding day of quarterfinal competition to begin the ECNL Girls Finals, the competition continued on Saturday with semifinal action at both West Creek Complex and Striker Park.

After picking up wins on Friday, everyone in the semifinals entered action just two wins away from claiming an ECNL National Championship or ECNL Regional League Championship.

Below is a recap of all the action and who is advancing into Monday’s championship games.

U13 Champions League

In the U13 bracket, MVLA and Slammers FC HB Køge will meet for the U13 ECNL National Championship, after both advanced through their semifinal games on Saturday. MVLA moved into the final after knocking off San Diego Surf 3-1, while Slammers advanced into the finals on penalties over Bethesda SC.

U14 Champions League

In the U14 semifinals, PDA and San Diego Surf both punched their tickets to the championship game following a pair of 1-0 victories. PDA advanced through their semifinal over Richmond United, while San Diego Surf got past Solar SC to book their spot in the final.

U15 Champions League

In the U15 semifinals, Michigan Hawks and Legends FC both booked their places in the championship game. Michigan Hawks advanced past San Diego Surf 2-1 in a tightly contested battle, while Legends FC narrowly got past Real Colorado via a 1-0 win.

U16 Champions League

In the U16 age group, Slammers FC HB Køge and Solar SC are left standing to play for the U16 ECNL National Championship. Slammers advanced through their semifinal via a win over Internationals SC and are joined by Solar who advanced past Legends FC in their semifinal matchup.

U17 Champions League

In the U17 semifinals, SLSG used a 1-0 win over Internationals SC to secure their spot in the championship game. On the other side of the bracket, Solar SC advanced past Colorado Rapids to set up a showdown with SLSG in the championship game.

U13 Regional League

In Regional League action, it took penalties for Missouri Rush to find their way past Beach FC and into the finals. On the other side, Solar SC punched their ticket to the finals following a 2-1 victory over Sporting Nebraska FC.

U14 Regional League

At the U14 age group, Evolution SC faced off against Stanislaus United in one semifinal, while it was Chicago Inter against SUSA FC in the second semifinal. Evolution SC and Chicago Inter both used a pair of 2-1 victories to advance to the final where they will square off for the U14 ECNL Regional League Championship.

U15 Regional League

The U15 Regional League semifinals were two nail biting finishes. Slammers FC and Concorde Fire Premier went all the way to penalties, before Slammers was able to find a way to advance. On the other side of the bracket, there were more penalties, as Charlotte SA advanced into the championship game over World Class.

U16 Regional League

In the U16 Regional League semifinals, Scorpions Soccer moved into the championship game following their 3-1 win over FC Dallas, while Missouri Rush needed penalties to get past GTFC Impact and book their spot in the championship game.

U17 Regional League

In the U17 Regional League semifinals, FC Dallas advanced past Chicago Inter by way of a high scoring 3-2 victory, to book their spot in Monday’s final. On the other side of the bracket, Slammers FC needed penalties to defeat Connecticut FC and secure the other place in the championship game.