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ECNL Apr 14, 2015

Strong showings for Potomac area clubs at ECNL San Diego Showcase

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Potomac area ECNL clubs Bethesda SC, Maryland United FC and Richmond United traveled West this past weekend to compete in the ECNL San Diego Showcase among a collection of teams from every region of the United States. Among the top performances of the weekend included the Maryland United U-16s who went a perfect 3-0-0, the Richmond United U-15s going 2-1-0 with a pair of quality wins over top California sides, and the Maryland United U-18s who went 1-0-2 picking up points in every game.

[player_box id=48448 leftright=right]Kori Locksley scored in each game for the Maryland United U-16 squad which earned a 2-0 win over California side MVLA on Friday, a 1-0 win over Oregon side Crossfire United on Saturday and a 2-1 win over Eagles SC of Southern California on Sunday. Along with Locksley’s 3 goals and 1 assist and a superb team effort defensively throughout the event, Jamie Shiflett added two goals for MUFC while Alexis Hogarth and Gabrielle Rivera each added 1 assist. [player_box id=43425 leftright=right]

[player_box id=44525 leftright=right]Richmond United’s U-15 side shut out a strong San Diego Surf team 2-0 on Friday and followed up with a gritty 2-1 win over De Anza Force on Saturday before falling in a tough 2-1 match to Crossfire United on [player_box id=51528 leftright=right]Sunday. Paige Franks and Jordan Canniff led United with 2 goals each, Natalie Maurer netted one and McKinley Burkett and Kiersten Hening each had 1 assist at the showcase.

Meanwhile, the Maryland United U-18s allowed just 1 goal in San Diego. MUFC opened the event with a clean sheet in a scoreless draw against FC Nova (Idaho), beat Santa Rosa United (California) 3-1 on Saturday and followed with a 0-0 match against Pleasanton Rage (California) on Sunday.

See below for full results of Potomac area teams at the ECNL San Diego Showcase…

U-15

Richmond United
2nd in Chesapeake Division (9-1-4)
Goals: Paige Franks, Natalie Maurer
Assists: McKinley Burkett, Kiersten Hening
2 : 0
San Diego Surf SC
5th in Southwest Conf. (7-2-3)
Bethesda SC Real
2nd in Ohio Valley Division (4-2-1)
1 : 1
Mustang SC
2nd in California Div. (3-1-4)
De Anza Force
1st in California Division (5-3-2)
Goals: Sonia Chan
Assists: Anastasia Kravitz
1 : 2
Richmond United
2nd in Chesapeake Division (9-1-4)
Goals: Jordan Canniff (2)
Bethesda SC Real
2nd in Ohio Valley Division (4-2-1)
2 : 2
Colorado Storm Copa
2nd in Colorado Division (7-2-3)
Crossfire United
5th in Mountain Division (1-4-1)
Goals: Madison Ellsworth
Assists: Amanda Stine
2 : 1
Richmond United
2nd in Chesapeake Div. (9-1-4)
Goals: Paige Franks
Bethesda SC
2nd in Ohio Valley Division (4-2-1)
1 : 1
MVLA
4th in California Division (2-4-3)
Goals: Mia Shenk
Assists: Bethan Parry

U-16

Bethesda SC
1st in Ohio Valley Div. (5-0-2)
0 : 1
FC Stars of Mass
2nd in New England Division (3-2-0)
Goals: Jenna Barnes
Maryland United FC
4th in Ohio Valley Division (2-3-1)
Goals: Kori Locksley, Jamie Shiflett
Assists: Kori Locksley, Alexis Hogarth
2 : 0
MVLA
3rd in California Div. (3-6-0)
Crossfire United
2nd in Mountain Division (4-1-2)
0 : 1
Maryland United FC
4th in Ohio Valley Division (2-3-1)
Goals: Kori Locksley
Bethesda SC
1st in Ohio Valley Div. (5-0-2)
2 : 2
Eclipse Select SC
2nd in Midwest Conference (8-2-0)
Bethesda SC
1st in Ohio Valley Div. (5-0-2)
1 : 1
MVLA
3rd in California Div. (3-6-0)
Goals: Julia Lodoen
Assists: Kendra Wilkerson
Eagles Soccer Club
4th in Southwest Conference (7-2-4)
1 : 2
Maryland United FC
4th in Ohio Valley Division (2-3-1)
Goals: Kori Locksley, Jamie Shiflett
Assists: Gabrielle Rivera

U-17

Maryland United FC
2nd in Ohio Valley Div. (4-2-0)
Goals: Kia Rankin
Assists: Allison Higgs
1 : 2
Mustang SC
4th in California Division (3-4-1)
Goals: Madeline Duncan, Jillian Jamero
Assists: Kasie Beckelman, Christina Edwards
Bethesda SC
5th in Ohio Valley Div. (1-5-1)
0 : 1
Washington Premier FC
2nd in Mountain Division (5-1-3)
Maryland United FC
2nd in Ohio Valley Div. (4-2-0)
0 : 1
Real So Cal
2nd in Southwest Conference (9-1-2)
Goals: Anastasia Eleftheriou
Bethesda SC
5th in Ohio Valley Div. (1-5-1)
0 : 1
Crossfire United
4th in Mountain Division (3-3-0)
Maryland United FC
2nd in Ohio Valley Div. (4-2-0)
Goals: Karen Aye, Gabrielle Vincent
2 : 1
Michigan Hawks
2nd in Midwest Conference (7-1-4)
Bethesda SC
5th in Ohio Valley Div. (1-5-1)
0 : 0
Heat FC
9th in Southwest Conference (4-7-2)

U-18

FC Nova
5th in Mountain Division (1-5-1)
0 : 0
Maryland United FC
4th in Ohio Valley Div. (1-1-3)
Maryland United FC
4th in Ohio Valley Div. (1-1-3)
Goals: Kimberly McPhearson, Fern Peters, Emily Taylor
Assists: Fern Peters, Julianna Smith
3 : 1
Santa Rosa United
5th in California Div. (1-7-0)
Maryland United FC
4th in Ohio Valley Div. (1-1-3)
0 : 0
Pleasanton Rage
2nd in California Division (6-4-0)

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