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Boys Nov 26, 2012

Day 2 complete at 2012 US Youth Soccer ODP Boys Thanksgiving Interregional in Arizona

The annual US Youth Soccer Olympic Development Program (US Youth Soccer ODP) Boys Thanksgiving Interregional continued Sunday at Grande Sports World in Casa Grande, Ariz. The three-day event features boys from the 1998 and 1999 age groups.

Youth from US Youth Soccer ODP are training and competing in front of national staff and collegiate coaches to maximize their exposure for selection to the next level of play. The 2012 US Youth Soccer ODP Boys Thanksgiving Interregional includes players in the 2016-2018 graduation classes.

Some national team coaches are in attendance to watch the 2012 ODP Boys Thanksgiving Interregional, including United States U-14 National Team coach Hugo Perez and U.S. Soccer’s Juan Carlos Michia.

Highlights from Day 2 matches:

1999 Boys: Region II v. Region III
In a tight contest at the 1999 age level, Region III narrowly defeated Region II, 1-0. Landen Haig scored the games only goal in the 9th minute. From there, the defenses held each side scoreless as Region III came away with the win.

1999 Boys: Region I v. Region IV
After allowing an early goal, Region IV responded with a pair of second-half strikes to come away with a 2-1 win over Region I. Joshua Cruz got Region I off to a good start with a 19th-minute goal. Later in the 53rd minute, Region IV’s Noa Harrison took a free kick from Manuel Sarabia and beat the keeper to level the score at 1. Harrison found the back of the net just two minutes later off of a cross from Preston Judd for the game winner.

1998 Boys: Region II v. Region III
Region III had an offensive outburst as it defeated Region II, 7-1. Lagos Kunga had a standout day, scoring five goals, including the first two of the contest, to lead Region IV. Conor Sloan and Kai Koreniuk also scored for Region III in the blowout victory.

1998 Boys: Region IV v. Region I
After a scoreless first half, Region IV scored the game’s lone goal in the second half to come away with the 1-0 win over Region I. Information on the goal scorer was not available.

Goal Scorers and Results | Sunday, Nov. 25, 2012
1999
Region II
Region III
Final Score
0 1
Goals
Landen Haig (9:00)
1999
Region I
Region IV
Final Score
1 2
Goals
Joshua Cruz (19:00)
Noa Harrision (53:00)
 
Noa Harrision (55:00)
1998
Region II
Region III
Final Score
1 7
Goals
Not Available
Lagos Kunga (15:00)
 
Lagos Kunga (25:00)
Conor Sloan (40:00)
Lagos Kunga (52:00)
Kai Koreniuk (58:00)
Lagos Kunga (62:00)
Lagos Kunga (67:00)
1998
Region IV
Region I
Final Score
1
0
Goals
Not Available

 

Goal Scorers and Results | Saturday, Nov. 24, 2012
1999
Region I
Region III
Final Score
2 1
Goals
Diego Guerrero (4:00) Landen Haig (2:00)
 
Edison Giron (21:00)
1999
Region II
Region IV
Final Score
0 2
Goals
Manuel Sarabia (40:00)
 
Manuel Sarabia (50:00)
1998
Region I
Region III
Final Score
1 2
Goals
Ryan Mingachos (27:00)
Kai Koreniuk (5:00)
 
Kai Koreniuk (18:00)
1998
Region II
Region IV
Final Score
2
0
Goals
Elvir Ibisevic (2:00)
 
Daniel Wright (30:00)

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