Maryland State Cup review: Finals are set
The championship matches are set for the 2011 edition of the Maryland State Cup. All the final matches will take place at the Maryland SoccerPlex on May 21, beginning at 8:00 a.m.
In the Under-18 division, the Bethesda Internationals bested SAC Premier 2-1, and the MD Rush Nike beat Baltimore Bays Blues 2-0.
Final: Bethesda Internationals vs. MD Rush Nike, 12:00 p.m., SoccerPlex Stadium
MD Rush Nike’s U-17 squad beat Bethesda Real 2-1, and SAC United Premier came out on top over Stoddert Blue Lightening in a close 1-0 win.
Final: MD Rush Nike vs. SAC United Premier, 10:00 a.m., SoccerPlex #9
The Pachucha Green Dragons stomped Freestate Red Devils 4-1, and the Baltimore Bays Blues won 1-0 over the Bethesda AC Bethesda in the U-16 division.
Final: Baltimore Bays Blues vs. Pachucha Green Dragons, 2:00 p.m., SoccerPlex #9
U-15 action saw the Crofton Blast losing 1-0 to the Bethesda Revolution, and the Olney Rangers sneaking by the Baltimore Bays Chelsea with a 1-0 win.
Final: Olney Rangers vs. Bethesda Revolution, 12:00 p.m., SoccerPlex #8
SAC United Premier knocked the Freestate Diplomats out of the final with a 1-0 win, and the MSC Magic Green dominated Bethesda Blue with a 5-0 victory in the U-14 division.
Final: MSC Magic Green vs. SAC United Premier, 8:00 a.m., SoccerPlex Stadium
Calverton Barza Campeones won a 3-2 against the MSC Diplomats, and the Bethesda Lions moved to the final with a 5-1 over Baltimore SC Premier to set up the U-13 final.
Final: Calverton Barza Campeones vs. Bethesda Lions, 8:00 a.m., SoccerPlex #8
Freestate United beat Laurel Premier United 2-0 to move on to the U-18 championship, and the Bethesda Dragons shut out the Crofton Wolves in a 4-0 romp.
Final: Bethesda Dragons vs. Freestate United, 12:00 p.m., SoccerPlex #9
The Freestate Fury snuck by the MD Rush Nike with a 1-0 victory, and the Baltimore Bays clinched their spot in the final with a 3-1 win over the Bethesda Force in the U-17 division.
Final: Baltimore Bays vs. Freestate Fury, 10:00 a.m., SoccerPlex Stadium
Bethesda Freedom beat FC Frederick 1-0 in the U-16 semifinal, and they will face the Freestate Elite, who beat the Freestate Wolverines 2-0.
Final: Bethesda Freedom vs. Freestate Elite, 2:00 p.m., SoccerPlex Stadium
Bethesda Freedom’s U-15 squad bested the OBGC Cyclones in a 1-0 win, and they will play a tough SAC United Premier squad, who dominated the Baltimore Bays Chelsea 6-0 in the semifinals.
Final: SAC United Premier vs. Bethesda Freedom, 2:00 p.m., SoccerPlex #8
Upper 90 Romme’s Aces won a tight 2-1 contest against Bethesda Eintracht, and the Parkville SC Baltimore squad narrowly edged Freestate Storm, winning 3-2 in the U-14 division.
Final: Parkville SC Baltimore vs. Upper 90 Rommel’s Aces, 10:00 a.m., SoccerPlex #8
Finally, the MSC Coyotes Green shut out Bethesda 1860 3-0, and Freestate Fury won 3-1 against CSC Patuxent Storm in the U-13 division.
Final: Freestate Fury vs. MSC Coyotes Green, 8:00 a.m., SoccerPlex #9