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USYS Dec 07, 2018

US Youth Soccer National League 16U-19U Boys Day 1 Recap

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After a tight first half, Lehigh Valley United 2000 Black (PA-E) pulled away for a decisive win against Michigan Jaguars 00 Green (MI) in Blue Division action. Andrew Youwakim<\/strong> netted the only goal before the break in the 33rd minute to give LVU a 1-0 lead. The Eastern Pennsylvania side did well to string together multiple passes in the attacking half, which generated several chances in the second half. Luke McMahon<\/strong> doubled the LVU lead with a 46th-minute goal, and Finnegan McMullen<\/strong> extended the advantage to 3-0 with a goal shortly after. Euan Forrest <\/strong>continued the momentum with a 53rd-minute strike, and Youwakim scored his second late in the match to cap the big opening-day win for LVU.<\/p>\n\n\n\n

In the Red Division, Sparta 00 JK (UT) picked up a 3-0 win against FC Dallas 00 Premier (TX-N) on Thursday. The Utah side struck just before the halftime whistle, as Justin Orr <\/strong>made a back post run and directed a low cross into the back of the net for the breakthrough goal. Sparta extended its lead to 2-0 in the 65th minute thanks to a Corbin Lowrance <\/strong>strike, and Luke Merrill <\/strong>added an insurance goal in stoppage time to cap the victory.<\/p>\n“},”name”:”acf\/wysiwyg”,”mode”:”edit”} /–>\n

19U Boys<\/strong>
<\/h3>\n\n\n\n

After a tight first half, Lehigh Valley United 2000 Black (PA-E) pulled away for a decisive win against Michigan Jaguars 00 Green (MI) in Blue Division action. Andrew Youwakim<\/strong> netted the only goal before the break in the 33rd minute to give LVU a 1-0 lead. The Eastern Pennsylvania side did well to string together multiple passes in the attacking half, which generated several chances in the second half. Luke McMahon<\/strong> doubled the LVU lead with a 46th-minute goal, and Finnegan McMullen<\/strong> extended the advantage to 3-0 with a goal shortly after. Euan Forrest <\/strong>continued the momentum with a 53rd-minute strike, and Youwakim scored his second late in the match to cap the big opening-day win for LVU.<\/p>\n\n\n\n

In the Red Division, Sparta 00 JK (UT) picked up a 3-0 win against FC Dallas 00 Premier (TX-N) on Thursday. The Utah side struck just before the halftime whistle, as Justin Orr <\/strong>made a back post run and directed a low cross into the back of the net for the breakthrough goal. Sparta extended its lead to 2-0 in the 65th minute thanks to a Corbin Lowrance <\/strong>strike, and Luke Merrill <\/strong>added an insurance goal in stoppage time to cap the victory.<\/p>\n“},”name”:”acf\/wysiwyg”,”mode”:”edit”} /–>\n

Westside Timbers 01 Copa Red (OR) fought back from an early deficit to win its Red Division opener, 3-1, over Javanon 2001 Boys Black (KY). The Kentucky side struck first when Brandon McManus <\/strong>curled a 37th-minute free kick inside the left post \u2014 beating the outstretched hand of the Westside keeper. The Oregon side equalized in the second half, as Walter Reustle<\/strong> found the back of the net in the 58th minute. Westside kept the pressure on and went ahead on Tybalt Thornberry<\/strong>\u2019s 81st-minute goal. Alex Fernandez<\/strong> added a third goal for the Washington side in the final minutes to cap the 3-1 victory.<\/p>\n\n\n\n

19U Boys<\/strong>
<\/h3>\n\n\n\n

After a tight first half, Lehigh Valley United 2000 Black (PA-E) pulled away for a decisive win against Michigan Jaguars 00 Green (MI) in Blue Division action. Andrew Youwakim<\/strong> netted the only goal before the break in the 33rd minute to give LVU a 1-0 lead. The Eastern Pennsylvania side did well to string together multiple passes in the attacking half, which generated several chances in the second half. Luke McMahon<\/strong> doubled the LVU lead with a 46th-minute goal, and Finnegan McMullen<\/strong> extended the advantage to 3-0 with a goal shortly after. Euan Forrest <\/strong>continued the momentum with a 53rd-minute strike, and Youwakim scored his second late in the match to cap the big opening-day win for LVU.<\/p>\n\n\n\n

In the Red Division, Sparta 00 JK (UT) picked up a 3-0 win against FC Dallas 00 Premier (TX-N) on Thursday. The Utah side struck just before the halftime whistle, as Justin Orr <\/strong>made a back post run and directed a low cross into the back of the net for the breakthrough goal. Sparta extended its lead to 2-0 in the 65th minute thanks to a Corbin Lowrance <\/strong>strike, and Luke Merrill <\/strong>added an insurance goal in stoppage time to cap the victory.<\/p>\n“},”name”:”acf\/wysiwyg”,”mode”:”edit”} /–>\n

In their opening Blue Division match, Pipeline Pre Academy (MD) and Rise SC 01 Elite I (TX-S) split the points with a 2-2 draw. Following a back-and-forth opening half-hour, Ethan Henry<\/strong> gave Rise the lead when a gathered a 31st-minute cross and finished inside the far post. Pipeline equalized through a Kenny Mesidor<\/strong> strike after halftime before Rise went down to 10 men following a send-off. Pipeline took advantage and earned a dangerous free kick on the right wing in the 82nd minute. Mark Lee<\/strong> played in a well-placed ball, and Bryce Woodward<\/strong> soared to head it past the keeper for the go-ahead goal. However, Rise earned a penalty kick in stoppage time, and Ryan Doughty <\/strong>converted it to force the 2-2 draw.<\/p>\n\n\n\n

Westside Timbers 01 Copa Red (OR) fought back from an early deficit to win its Red Division opener, 3-1, over Javanon 2001 Boys Black (KY). The Kentucky side struck first when Brandon McManus <\/strong>curled a 37th-minute free kick inside the left post \u2014 beating the outstretched hand of the Westside keeper. The Oregon side equalized in the second half, as Walter Reustle<\/strong> found the back of the net in the 58th minute. Westside kept the pressure on and went ahead on Tybalt Thornberry<\/strong>\u2019s 81st-minute goal. Alex Fernandez<\/strong> added a third goal for the Washington side in the final minutes to cap the 3-1 victory.<\/p>\n\n\n\n

19U Boys<\/strong>
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After a tight first half, Lehigh Valley United 2000 Black (PA-E) pulled away for a decisive win against Michigan Jaguars 00 Green (MI) in Blue Division action. Andrew Youwakim<\/strong> netted the only goal before the break in the 33rd minute to give LVU a 1-0 lead. The Eastern Pennsylvania side did well to string together multiple passes in the attacking half, which generated several chances in the second half. Luke McMahon<\/strong> doubled the LVU lead with a 46th-minute goal, and Finnegan McMullen<\/strong> extended the advantage to 3-0 with a goal shortly after. Euan Forrest <\/strong>continued the momentum with a 53rd-minute strike, and Youwakim scored his second late in the match to cap the big opening-day win for LVU.<\/p>\n\n\n\n

In the Red Division, Sparta 00 JK (UT) picked up a 3-0 win against FC Dallas 00 Premier (TX-N) on Thursday. The Utah side struck just before the halftime whistle, as Justin Orr <\/strong>made a back post run and directed a low cross into the back of the net for the breakthrough goal. Sparta extended its lead to 2-0 in the 65th minute thanks to a Corbin Lowrance <\/strong>strike, and Luke Merrill <\/strong>added an insurance goal in stoppage time to cap the victory.<\/p>\n“},”name”:”acf\/wysiwyg”,”mode”:”edit”} /–>\n

18U Boys<\/strong>
<\/h3>\n\n\n\n

In their opening Blue Division match, Pipeline Pre Academy (MD) and Rise SC 01 Elite I (TX-S) split the points with a 2-2 draw. Following a back-and-forth opening half-hour, Ethan Henry<\/strong> gave Rise the lead when a gathered a 31st-minute cross and finished inside the far post. Pipeline equalized through a Kenny Mesidor<\/strong> strike after halftime before Rise went down to 10 men following a send-off. Pipeline took advantage and earned a dangerous free kick on the right wing in the 82nd minute. Mark Lee<\/strong> played in a well-placed ball, and Bryce Woodward<\/strong> soared to head it past the keeper for the go-ahead goal. However, Rise earned a penalty kick in stoppage time, and Ryan Doughty <\/strong>converted it to force the 2-2 draw.<\/p>\n\n\n\n

Westside Timbers 01 Copa Red (OR) fought back from an early deficit to win its Red Division opener, 3-1, over Javanon 2001 Boys Black (KY). The Kentucky side struck first when Brandon McManus <\/strong>curled a 37th-minute free kick inside the left post \u2014 beating the outstretched hand of the Westside keeper. The Oregon side equalized in the second half, as Walter Reustle<\/strong> found the back of the net in the 58th minute. Westside kept the pressure on and went ahead on Tybalt Thornberry<\/strong>\u2019s 81st-minute goal. Alex Fernandez<\/strong> added a third goal for the Washington side in the final minutes to cap the 3-1 victory.<\/p>\n\n\n\n

19U Boys<\/strong>
<\/h3>\n\n\n\n

After a tight first half, Lehigh Valley United 2000 Black (PA-E) pulled away for a decisive win against Michigan Jaguars 00 Green (MI) in Blue Division action. Andrew Youwakim<\/strong> netted the only goal before the break in the 33rd minute to give LVU a 1-0 lead. The Eastern Pennsylvania side did well to string together multiple passes in the attacking half, which generated several chances in the second half. Luke McMahon<\/strong> doubled the LVU lead with a 46th-minute goal, and Finnegan McMullen<\/strong> extended the advantage to 3-0 with a goal shortly after. Euan Forrest <\/strong>continued the momentum with a 53rd-minute strike, and Youwakim scored his second late in the match to cap the big opening-day win for LVU.<\/p>\n\n\n\n

In the Red Division, Sparta 00 JK (UT) picked up a 3-0 win against FC Dallas 00 Premier (TX-N) on Thursday. The Utah side struck just before the halftime whistle, as Justin Orr <\/strong>made a back post run and directed a low cross into the back of the net for the breakthrough goal. Sparta extended its lead to 2-0 in the 65th minute thanks to a Corbin Lowrance <\/strong>strike, and Luke Merrill <\/strong>added an insurance goal in stoppage time to cap the victory.<\/p>\n“},”name”:”acf\/wysiwyg”,”mode”:”edit”} /–>\n

Looking for its second straight White Division title, Solar 02B Castro (TX-N) started on the right track with a 2-0 win against EFC 02 (WA). It didn\u2019t take long for Solar to jump in front, as Johnathan Sauceda<\/strong> found the back of the net in the eighth minute to give the North Texas side a 1-0 lead. Eastside bounced back from conceding the early goal and pushed for an equalizer for much of the game. However, Gabriel Rodriguez <\/strong>doubled the Solar lead with a strike in the 71st minute, and his side went on to secure the shutout victory.<\/p>\n\n\n\n

18U Boys<\/strong>
<\/h3>\n\n\n\n

In their opening Blue Division match, Pipeline Pre Academy (MD) and Rise SC 01 Elite I (TX-S) split the points with a 2-2 draw. Following a back-and-forth opening half-hour, Ethan Henry<\/strong> gave Rise the lead when a gathered a 31st-minute cross and finished inside the far post. Pipeline equalized through a Kenny Mesidor<\/strong> strike after halftime before Rise went down to 10 men following a send-off. Pipeline took advantage and earned a dangerous free kick on the right wing in the 82nd minute. Mark Lee<\/strong> played in a well-placed ball, and Bryce Woodward<\/strong> soared to head it past the keeper for the go-ahead goal. However, Rise earned a penalty kick in stoppage time, and Ryan Doughty <\/strong>converted it to force the 2-2 draw.<\/p>\n\n\n\n

Westside Timbers 01 Copa Red (OR) fought back from an early deficit to win its Red Division opener, 3-1, over Javanon 2001 Boys Black (KY). The Kentucky side struck first when Brandon McManus <\/strong>curled a 37th-minute free kick inside the left post \u2014 beating the outstretched hand of the Westside keeper. The Oregon side equalized in the second half, as Walter Reustle<\/strong> found the back of the net in the 58th minute. Westside kept the pressure on and went ahead on Tybalt Thornberry<\/strong>\u2019s 81st-minute goal. Alex Fernandez<\/strong> added a third goal for the Washington side in the final minutes to cap the 3-1 victory.<\/p>\n\n\n\n

19U Boys<\/strong>
<\/h3>\n\n\n\n

After a tight first half, Lehigh Valley United 2000 Black (PA-E) pulled away for a decisive win against Michigan Jaguars 00 Green (MI) in Blue Division action. Andrew Youwakim<\/strong> netted the only goal before the break in the 33rd minute to give LVU a 1-0 lead. The Eastern Pennsylvania side did well to string together multiple passes in the attacking half, which generated several chances in the second half. Luke McMahon<\/strong> doubled the LVU lead with a 46th-minute goal, and Finnegan McMullen<\/strong> extended the advantage to 3-0 with a goal shortly after. Euan Forrest <\/strong>continued the momentum with a 53rd-minute strike, and Youwakim scored his second late in the match to cap the big opening-day win for LVU.<\/p>\n\n\n\n

In the Red Division, Sparta 00 JK (UT) picked up a 3-0 win against FC Dallas 00 Premier (TX-N) on Thursday. The Utah side struck just before the halftime whistle, as Justin Orr <\/strong>made a back post run and directed a low cross into the back of the net for the breakthrough goal. Sparta extended its lead to 2-0 in the 65th minute thanks to a Corbin Lowrance <\/strong>strike, and Luke Merrill <\/strong>added an insurance goal in stoppage time to cap the victory.<\/p>\n“},”name”:”acf\/wysiwyg”,”mode”:”edit”} /–>\n

+READ: US Youth Soccer National League 14U-15U Boys\/Girls Day 1 Recap\ufeff<\/strong><\/a><\/p>\n\n\n\n

Looking for its second straight White Division title, Solar 02B Castro (TX-N) started on the right track with a 2-0 win against EFC 02 (WA). It didn\u2019t take long for Solar to jump in front, as Johnathan Sauceda<\/strong> found the back of the net in the eighth minute to give the North Texas side a 1-0 lead. Eastside bounced back from conceding the early goal and pushed for an equalizer for much of the game. However, Gabriel Rodriguez <\/strong>doubled the Solar lead with a strike in the 71st minute, and his side went on to secure the shutout victory.<\/p>\n\n\n\n

18U Boys<\/strong>
<\/h3>\n\n\n\n

In their opening Blue Division match, Pipeline Pre Academy (MD) and Rise SC 01 Elite I (TX-S) split the points with a 2-2 draw. Following a back-and-forth opening half-hour, Ethan Henry<\/strong> gave Rise the lead when a gathered a 31st-minute cross and finished inside the far post. Pipeline equalized through a Kenny Mesidor<\/strong> strike after halftime before Rise went down to 10 men following a send-off. Pipeline took advantage and earned a dangerous free kick on the right wing in the 82nd minute. Mark Lee<\/strong> played in a well-placed ball, and Bryce Woodward<\/strong> soared to head it past the keeper for the go-ahead goal. However, Rise earned a penalty kick in stoppage time, and Ryan Doughty <\/strong>converted it to force the 2-2 draw.<\/p>\n\n\n\n

Westside Timbers 01 Copa Red (OR) fought back from an early deficit to win its Red Division opener, 3-1, over Javanon 2001 Boys Black (KY). The Kentucky side struck first when Brandon McManus <\/strong>curled a 37th-minute free kick inside the left post \u2014 beating the outstretched hand of the Westside keeper. The Oregon side equalized in the second half, as Walter Reustle<\/strong> found the back of the net in the 58th minute. Westside kept the pressure on and went ahead on Tybalt Thornberry<\/strong>\u2019s 81st-minute goal. Alex Fernandez<\/strong> added a third goal for the Washington side in the final minutes to cap the 3-1 victory.<\/p>\n\n\n\n

19U Boys<\/strong>
<\/h3>\n\n\n\n

After a tight first half, Lehigh Valley United 2000 Black (PA-E) pulled away for a decisive win against Michigan Jaguars 00 Green (MI) in Blue Division action. Andrew Youwakim<\/strong> netted the only goal before the break in the 33rd minute to give LVU a 1-0 lead. The Eastern Pennsylvania side did well to string together multiple passes in the attacking half, which generated several chances in the second half. Luke McMahon<\/strong> doubled the LVU lead with a 46th-minute goal, and Finnegan McMullen<\/strong> extended the advantage to 3-0 with a goal shortly after. Euan Forrest <\/strong>continued the momentum with a 53rd-minute strike, and Youwakim scored his second late in the match to cap the big opening-day win for LVU.<\/p>\n\n\n\n

In the Red Division, Sparta 00 JK (UT) picked up a 3-0 win against FC Dallas 00 Premier (TX-N) on Thursday. The Utah side struck just before the halftime whistle, as Justin Orr <\/strong>made a back post run and directed a low cross into the back of the net for the breakthrough goal. Sparta extended its lead to 2-0 in the 65th minute thanks to a Corbin Lowrance <\/strong>strike, and Luke Merrill <\/strong>added an insurance goal in stoppage time to cap the victory.<\/p>\n“},”name”:”acf\/wysiwyg”,”mode”:”edit”} /–>\n

Galaxy 2002 Boys Blue (IL) picked up a 3-1 win over LGN United 02 (NY-E) to start its Black Division campaign. The Illinois side grabbed early control when Hans Haenicke<\/strong> opened the scoring the seventh minute, and Noah Glorioso<\/strong> netted a 13th-minute goal to put Galaxy up, 2-0, in the early going. LGN replied shortly after, as Brandon Kelly<\/strong> converted a penalty kick inside the left post to pull LGN within a goal. However, a 59th-minute goal for Galaxy added some breathing room and helped it secure the 3-1 victory.<\/p>\n\n\n\n

+READ: US Youth Soccer National League 14U-15U Boys\/Girls Day 1 Recap\ufeff<\/strong><\/a><\/p>\n\n\n\n

Looking for its second straight White Division title, Solar 02B Castro (TX-N) started on the right track with a 2-0 win against EFC 02 (WA). It didn\u2019t take long for Solar to jump in front, as Johnathan Sauceda<\/strong> found the back of the net in the eighth minute to give the North Texas side a 1-0 lead. Eastside bounced back from conceding the early goal and pushed for an equalizer for much of the game. However, Gabriel Rodriguez <\/strong>doubled the Solar lead with a strike in the 71st minute, and his side went on to secure the shutout victory.<\/p>\n\n\n\n

18U Boys<\/strong>
<\/h3>\n\n\n\n

In their opening Blue Division match, Pipeline Pre Academy (MD) and Rise SC 01 Elite I (TX-S) split the points with a 2-2 draw. Following a back-and-forth opening half-hour, Ethan Henry<\/strong> gave Rise the lead when a gathered a 31st-minute cross and finished inside the far post. Pipeline equalized through a Kenny Mesidor<\/strong> strike after halftime before Rise went down to 10 men following a send-off. Pipeline took advantage and earned a dangerous free kick on the right wing in the 82nd minute. Mark Lee<\/strong> played in a well-placed ball, and Bryce Woodward<\/strong> soared to head it past the keeper for the go-ahead goal. However, Rise earned a penalty kick in stoppage time, and Ryan Doughty <\/strong>converted it to force the 2-2 draw.<\/p>\n\n\n\n

Westside Timbers 01 Copa Red (OR) fought back from an early deficit to win its Red Division opener, 3-1, over Javanon 2001 Boys Black (KY). The Kentucky side struck first when Brandon McManus <\/strong>curled a 37th-minute free kick inside the left post \u2014 beating the outstretched hand of the Westside keeper. The Oregon side equalized in the second half, as Walter Reustle<\/strong> found the back of the net in the 58th minute. Westside kept the pressure on and went ahead on Tybalt Thornberry<\/strong>\u2019s 81st-minute goal. Alex Fernandez<\/strong> added a third goal for the Washington side in the final minutes to cap the 3-1 victory.<\/p>\n\n\n\n

19U Boys<\/strong>
<\/h3>\n\n\n\n

After a tight first half, Lehigh Valley United 2000 Black (PA-E) pulled away for a decisive win against Michigan Jaguars 00 Green (MI) in Blue Division action. Andrew Youwakim<\/strong> netted the only goal before the break in the 33rd minute to give LVU a 1-0 lead. The Eastern Pennsylvania side did well to string together multiple passes in the attacking half, which generated several chances in the second half. Luke McMahon<\/strong> doubled the LVU lead with a 46th-minute goal, and Finnegan McMullen<\/strong> extended the advantage to 3-0 with a goal shortly after. Euan Forrest <\/strong>continued the momentum with a 53rd-minute strike, and Youwakim scored his second late in the match to cap the big opening-day win for LVU.<\/p>\n\n\n\n

In the Red Division, Sparta 00 JK (UT) picked up a 3-0 win against FC Dallas 00 Premier (TX-N) on Thursday. The Utah side struck just before the halftime whistle, as Justin Orr <\/strong>made a back post run and directed a low cross into the back of the net for the breakthrough goal. Sparta extended its lead to 2-0 in the 65th minute thanks to a Corbin Lowrance <\/strong>strike, and Luke Merrill <\/strong>added an insurance goal in stoppage time to cap the victory.<\/p>\n“},”name”:”acf\/wysiwyg”,”mode”:”edit”} /–>\n

17U Boys<\/strong><\/h3>\n\n\n\n

Galaxy 2002 Boys Blue (IL) picked up a 3-1 win over LGN United 02 (NY-E) to start its Black Division campaign. The Illinois side grabbed early control when Hans Haenicke<\/strong> opened the scoring the seventh minute, and Noah Glorioso<\/strong> netted a 13th-minute goal to put Galaxy up, 2-0, in the early going. LGN replied shortly after, as Brandon Kelly<\/strong> converted a penalty kick inside the left post to pull LGN within a goal. However, a 59th-minute goal for Galaxy added some breathing room and helped it secure the 3-1 victory.<\/p>\n\n\n\n

+READ: US Youth Soccer National League 14U-15U Boys\/Girls Day 1 Recap\ufeff<\/strong><\/a><\/p>\n\n\n\n

Looking for its second straight White Division title, Solar 02B Castro (TX-N) started on the right track with a 2-0 win against EFC 02 (WA). It didn\u2019t take long for Solar to jump in front, as Johnathan Sauceda<\/strong> found the back of the net in the eighth minute to give the North Texas side a 1-0 lead. Eastside bounced back from conceding the early goal and pushed for an equalizer for much of the game. However, Gabriel Rodriguez <\/strong>doubled the Solar lead with a strike in the 71st minute, and his side went on to secure the shutout victory.<\/p>\n\n\n\n

18U Boys<\/strong>
<\/h3>\n\n\n\n

In their opening Blue Division match, Pipeline Pre Academy (MD) and Rise SC 01 Elite I (TX-S) split the points with a 2-2 draw. Following a back-and-forth opening half-hour, Ethan Henry<\/strong> gave Rise the lead when a gathered a 31st-minute cross and finished inside the far post. Pipeline equalized through a Kenny Mesidor<\/strong> strike after halftime before Rise went down to 10 men following a send-off. Pipeline took advantage and earned a dangerous free kick on the right wing in the 82nd minute. Mark Lee<\/strong> played in a well-placed ball, and Bryce Woodward<\/strong> soared to head it past the keeper for the go-ahead goal. However, Rise earned a penalty kick in stoppage time, and Ryan Doughty <\/strong>converted it to force the 2-2 draw.<\/p>\n\n\n\n

Westside Timbers 01 Copa Red (OR) fought back from an early deficit to win its Red Division opener, 3-1, over Javanon 2001 Boys Black (KY). The Kentucky side struck first when Brandon McManus <\/strong>curled a 37th-minute free kick inside the left post \u2014 beating the outstretched hand of the Westside keeper. The Oregon side equalized in the second half, as Walter Reustle<\/strong> found the back of the net in the 58th minute. Westside kept the pressure on and went ahead on Tybalt Thornberry<\/strong>\u2019s 81st-minute goal. Alex Fernandez<\/strong> added a third goal for the Washington side in the final minutes to cap the 3-1 victory.<\/p>\n\n\n\n

19U Boys<\/strong>
<\/h3>\n\n\n\n

After a tight first half, Lehigh Valley United 2000 Black (PA-E) pulled away for a decisive win against Michigan Jaguars 00 Green (MI) in Blue Division action. Andrew Youwakim<\/strong> netted the only goal before the break in the 33rd minute to give LVU a 1-0 lead. The Eastern Pennsylvania side did well to string together multiple passes in the attacking half, which generated several chances in the second half. Luke McMahon<\/strong> doubled the LVU lead with a 46th-minute goal, and Finnegan McMullen<\/strong> extended the advantage to 3-0 with a goal shortly after. Euan Forrest <\/strong>continued the momentum with a 53rd-minute strike, and Youwakim scored his second late in the match to cap the big opening-day win for LVU.<\/p>\n\n\n\n

In the Red Division, Sparta 00 JK (UT) picked up a 3-0 win against FC Dallas 00 Premier (TX-N) on Thursday. The Utah side struck just before the halftime whistle, as Justin Orr <\/strong>made a back post run and directed a low cross into the back of the net for the breakthrough goal. Sparta extended its lead to 2-0 in the 65th minute thanks to a Corbin Lowrance <\/strong>strike, and Luke Merrill <\/strong>added an insurance goal in stoppage time to cap the victory.<\/p>\n“},”name”:”acf\/wysiwyg”,”mode”:”edit”} /–>\n

In a rematch of a National League matchup from last season, OK Energy FC Central 03 (OK) pulled away on Thursday for a big win against La Roca S CS (UT). The Oklahoma side won last year\u2019s game, 1-0, and it looked to be another tight one as the teams went to halftime in a scoreless tie. The Energy\u2019s Fernando Saldana<\/strong> broke the deadlock in the 59th minute, and Saul Angeles <\/strong>drilled a blast inside the near post a couple minutes later to double the advantage. After a David Meacham<\/strong> goal, Trindon Turner<\/strong> nodded home a lofted free kick to extend the lead to 4-0. Caleb Ankrom<\/strong> and Mason Thornhill<\/strong> added late tallies, as Oklahoma used a big second half outburst to earn a decisive victory.<\/p>\n\n\n\n

17U Boys<\/strong><\/h3>\n\n\n\n

Galaxy 2002 Boys Blue (IL) picked up a 3-1 win over LGN United 02 (NY-E) to start its Black Division campaign. The Illinois side grabbed early control when Hans Haenicke<\/strong> opened the scoring the seventh minute, and Noah Glorioso<\/strong> netted a 13th-minute goal to put Galaxy up, 2-0, in the early going. LGN replied shortly after, as Brandon Kelly<\/strong> converted a penalty kick inside the left post to pull LGN within a goal. However, a 59th-minute goal for Galaxy added some breathing room and helped it secure the 3-1 victory.<\/p>\n\n\n\n

+READ: US Youth Soccer National League 14U-15U Boys\/Girls Day 1 Recap\ufeff<\/strong><\/a><\/p>\n\n\n\n

Looking for its second straight White Division title, Solar 02B Castro (TX-N) started on the right track with a 2-0 win against EFC 02 (WA). It didn\u2019t take long for Solar to jump in front, as Johnathan Sauceda<\/strong> found the back of the net in the eighth minute to give the North Texas side a 1-0 lead. Eastside bounced back from conceding the early goal and pushed for an equalizer for much of the game. However, Gabriel Rodriguez <\/strong>doubled the Solar lead with a strike in the 71st minute, and his side went on to secure the shutout victory.<\/p>\n\n\n\n

18U Boys<\/strong>
<\/h3>\n\n\n\n

In their opening Blue Division match, Pipeline Pre Academy (MD) and Rise SC 01 Elite I (TX-S) split the points with a 2-2 draw. Following a back-and-forth opening half-hour, Ethan Henry<\/strong> gave Rise the lead when a gathered a 31st-minute cross and finished inside the far post. Pipeline equalized through a Kenny Mesidor<\/strong> strike after halftime before Rise went down to 10 men following a send-off. Pipeline took advantage and earned a dangerous free kick on the right wing in the 82nd minute. Mark Lee<\/strong> played in a well-placed ball, and Bryce Woodward<\/strong> soared to head it past the keeper for the go-ahead goal. However, Rise earned a penalty kick in stoppage time, and Ryan Doughty <\/strong>converted it to force the 2-2 draw.<\/p>\n\n\n\n

Westside Timbers 01 Copa Red (OR) fought back from an early deficit to win its Red Division opener, 3-1, over Javanon 2001 Boys Black (KY). The Kentucky side struck first when Brandon McManus <\/strong>curled a 37th-minute free kick inside the left post \u2014 beating the outstretched hand of the Westside keeper. The Oregon side equalized in the second half, as Walter Reustle<\/strong> found the back of the net in the 58th minute. Westside kept the pressure on and went ahead on Tybalt Thornberry<\/strong>\u2019s 81st-minute goal. Alex Fernandez<\/strong> added a third goal for the Washington side in the final minutes to cap the 3-1 victory.<\/p>\n\n\n\n

19U Boys<\/strong>
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After a tight first half, Lehigh Valley United 2000 Black (PA-E) pulled away for a decisive win against Michigan Jaguars 00 Green (MI) in Blue Division action. Andrew Youwakim<\/strong> netted the only goal before the break in the 33rd minute to give LVU a 1-0 lead. The Eastern Pennsylvania side did well to string together multiple passes in the attacking half, which generated several chances in the second half. Luke McMahon<\/strong> doubled the LVU lead with a 46th-minute goal, and Finnegan McMullen<\/strong> extended the advantage to 3-0 with a goal shortly after. Euan Forrest <\/strong>continued the momentum with a 53rd-minute strike, and Youwakim scored his second late in the match to cap the big opening-day win for LVU.<\/p>\n\n\n\n

In the Red Division, Sparta 00 JK (UT) picked up a 3-0 win against FC Dallas 00 Premier (TX-N) on Thursday. The Utah side struck just before the halftime whistle, as Justin Orr <\/strong>made a back post run and directed a low cross into the back of the net for the breakthrough goal. Sparta extended its lead to 2-0 in the 65th minute thanks to a Corbin Lowrance <\/strong>strike, and Luke Merrill <\/strong>added an insurance goal in stoppage time to cap the victory.<\/p>\n“},”name”:”acf\/wysiwyg”,”mode”:”edit”} /–>\n

In the White Division, STA MUSC 2003 (NJ) held off a late threat from Midwest United FC 03 Royal (MI) to earn a 3-2 win to open the season. The New Jersey side produced first-half goals from Steven Mendoza-Rodriguez <\/strong>and Gabriel Toledo<\/strong> to take a 2-0 lead into halftime. STA\u2019s Ethan Proper extended the lead to 3-0 in the 51st minute, as STA grabbed full control of the game. However, Camden Schuchaskie<\/strong> found the back of the net to put Midwest on the score sheet in the 77th minute, and Juan Zavala<\/strong> pulled the Michigan side within a one with a goal two minutes later. Despite the late strikes, STA managed to hold on for the win and pick up three points.<\/p>\n\n\n\n

In a rematch of a National League matchup from last season, OK Energy FC Central 03 (OK) pulled away on Thursday for a big win against La Roca S CS (UT). The Oklahoma side won last year\u2019s game, 1-0, and it looked to be another tight one as the teams went to halftime in a scoreless tie. The Energy\u2019s Fernando Saldana<\/strong> broke the deadlock in the 59th minute, and Saul Angeles <\/strong>drilled a blast inside the near post a couple minutes later to double the advantage. After a David Meacham<\/strong> goal, Trindon Turner<\/strong> nodded home a lofted free kick to extend the lead to 4-0. Caleb Ankrom<\/strong> and Mason Thornhill<\/strong> added late tallies, as Oklahoma used a big second half outburst to earn a decisive victory.<\/p>\n\n\n\n

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Galaxy 2002 Boys Blue (IL) picked up a 3-1 win over LGN United 02 (NY-E) to start its Black Division campaign. The Illinois side grabbed early control when Hans Haenicke<\/strong> opened the scoring the seventh minute, and Noah Glorioso<\/strong> netted a 13th-minute goal to put Galaxy up, 2-0, in the early going. LGN replied shortly after, as Brandon Kelly<\/strong> converted a penalty kick inside the left post to pull LGN within a goal. However, a 59th-minute goal for Galaxy added some breathing room and helped it secure the 3-1 victory.<\/p>\n\n\n\n

+READ: US Youth Soccer National League 14U-15U Boys\/Girls Day 1 Recap\ufeff<\/strong><\/a><\/p>\n\n\n\n

Looking for its second straight White Division title, Solar 02B Castro (TX-N) started on the right track with a 2-0 win against EFC 02 (WA). It didn\u2019t take long for Solar to jump in front, as Johnathan Sauceda<\/strong> found the back of the net in the eighth minute to give the North Texas side a 1-0 lead. Eastside bounced back from conceding the early goal and pushed for an equalizer for much of the game. However, Gabriel Rodriguez <\/strong>doubled the Solar lead with a strike in the 71st minute, and his side went on to secure the shutout victory.<\/p>\n\n\n\n

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In their opening Blue Division match, Pipeline Pre Academy (MD) and Rise SC 01 Elite I (TX-S) split the points with a 2-2 draw. Following a back-and-forth opening half-hour, Ethan Henry<\/strong> gave Rise the lead when a gathered a 31st-minute cross and finished inside the far post. Pipeline equalized through a Kenny Mesidor<\/strong> strike after halftime before Rise went down to 10 men following a send-off. Pipeline took advantage and earned a dangerous free kick on the right wing in the 82nd minute. Mark Lee<\/strong> played in a well-placed ball, and Bryce Woodward<\/strong> soared to head it past the keeper for the go-ahead goal. However, Rise earned a penalty kick in stoppage time, and Ryan Doughty <\/strong>converted it to force the 2-2 draw.<\/p>\n\n\n\n

Westside Timbers 01 Copa Red (OR) fought back from an early deficit to win its Red Division opener, 3-1, over Javanon 2001 Boys Black (KY). The Kentucky side struck first when Brandon McManus <\/strong>curled a 37th-minute free kick inside the left post \u2014 beating the outstretched hand of the Westside keeper. The Oregon side equalized in the second half, as Walter Reustle<\/strong> found the back of the net in the 58th minute. Westside kept the pressure on and went ahead on Tybalt Thornberry<\/strong>\u2019s 81st-minute goal. Alex Fernandez<\/strong> added a third goal for the Washington side in the final minutes to cap the 3-1 victory.<\/p>\n\n\n\n

19U Boys<\/strong>
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After a tight first half, Lehigh Valley United 2000 Black (PA-E) pulled away for a decisive win against Michigan Jaguars 00 Green (MI) in Blue Division action. Andrew Youwakim<\/strong> netted the only goal before the break in the 33rd minute to give LVU a 1-0 lead. The Eastern Pennsylvania side did well to string together multiple passes in the attacking half, which generated several chances in the second half. Luke McMahon<\/strong> doubled the LVU lead with a 46th-minute goal, and Finnegan McMullen<\/strong> extended the advantage to 3-0 with a goal shortly after. Euan Forrest <\/strong>continued the momentum with a 53rd-minute strike, and Youwakim scored his second late in the match to cap the big opening-day win for LVU.<\/p>\n\n\n\n

In the Red Division, Sparta 00 JK (UT) picked up a 3-0 win against FC Dallas 00 Premier (TX-N) on Thursday. The Utah side struck just before the halftime whistle, as Justin Orr <\/strong>made a back post run and directed a low cross into the back of the net for the breakthrough goal. Sparta extended its lead to 2-0 in the 65th minute thanks to a Corbin Lowrance <\/strong>strike, and Luke Merrill <\/strong>added an insurance goal in stoppage time to cap the victory.<\/p>\n“},”name”:”acf\/wysiwyg”,”mode”:”edit”} /–>\n

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In the White Division, STA MUSC 2003 (NJ) held off a late threat from Midwest United FC 03 Royal (MI) to earn a 3-2 win to open the season. The New Jersey side produced first-half goals from Steven Mendoza-Rodriguez <\/strong>and Gabriel Toledo<\/strong> to take a 2-0 lead into halftime. STA\u2019s Ethan Proper extended the lead to 3-0 in the 51st minute, as STA grabbed full control of the game. However, Camden Schuchaskie<\/strong> found the back of the net to put Midwest on the score sheet in the 77th minute, and Juan Zavala<\/strong> pulled the Michigan side within a one with a goal two minutes later. Despite the late strikes, STA managed to hold on for the win and pick up three points.<\/p>\n\n\n\n

In a rematch of a National League matchup from last season, OK Energy FC Central 03 (OK) pulled away on Thursday for a big win against La Roca S CS (UT). The Oklahoma side won last year\u2019s game, 1-0, and it looked to be another tight one as the teams went to halftime in a scoreless tie. The Energy\u2019s Fernando Saldana<\/strong> broke the deadlock in the 59th minute, and Saul Angeles <\/strong>drilled a blast inside the near post a couple minutes later to double the advantage. After a David Meacham<\/strong> goal, Trindon Turner<\/strong> nodded home a lofted free kick to extend the lead to 4-0. Caleb Ankrom<\/strong> and Mason Thornhill<\/strong> added late tallies, as Oklahoma used a big second half outburst to earn a decisive victory.<\/p>\n\n\n\n

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Galaxy 2002 Boys Blue (IL) picked up a 3-1 win over LGN United 02 (NY-E) to start its Black Division campaign. The Illinois side grabbed early control when Hans Haenicke<\/strong> opened the scoring the seventh minute, and Noah Glorioso<\/strong> netted a 13th-minute goal to put Galaxy up, 2-0, in the early going. LGN replied shortly after, as Brandon Kelly<\/strong> converted a penalty kick inside the left post to pull LGN within a goal. However, a 59th-minute goal for Galaxy added some breathing room and helped it secure the 3-1 victory.<\/p>\n\n\n\n

+READ: US Youth Soccer National League 14U-15U Boys\/Girls Day 1 Recap\ufeff<\/strong><\/a><\/p>\n\n\n\n

Looking for its second straight White Division title, Solar 02B Castro (TX-N) started on the right track with a 2-0 win against EFC 02 (WA). It didn\u2019t take long for Solar to jump in front, as Johnathan Sauceda<\/strong> found the back of the net in the eighth minute to give the North Texas side a 1-0 lead. Eastside bounced back from conceding the early goal and pushed for an equalizer for much of the game. However, Gabriel Rodriguez <\/strong>doubled the Solar lead with a strike in the 71st minute, and his side went on to secure the shutout victory.<\/p>\n\n\n\n

18U Boys<\/strong>
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In their opening Blue Division match, Pipeline Pre Academy (MD) and Rise SC 01 Elite I (TX-S) split the points with a 2-2 draw. Following a back-and-forth opening half-hour, Ethan Henry<\/strong> gave Rise the lead when a gathered a 31st-minute cross and finished inside the far post. Pipeline equalized through a Kenny Mesidor<\/strong> strike after halftime before Rise went down to 10 men following a send-off. Pipeline took advantage and earned a dangerous free kick on the right wing in the 82nd minute. Mark Lee<\/strong> played in a well-placed ball, and Bryce Woodward<\/strong> soared to head it past the keeper for the go-ahead goal. However, Rise earned a penalty kick in stoppage time, and Ryan Doughty <\/strong>converted it to force the 2-2 draw.<\/p>\n\n\n\n

Westside Timbers 01 Copa Red (OR) fought back from an early deficit to win its Red Division opener, 3-1, over Javanon 2001 Boys Black (KY). The Kentucky side struck first when Brandon McManus <\/strong>curled a 37th-minute free kick inside the left post \u2014 beating the outstretched hand of the Westside keeper. The Oregon side equalized in the second half, as Walter Reustle<\/strong> found the back of the net in the 58th minute. Westside kept the pressure on and went ahead on Tybalt Thornberry<\/strong>\u2019s 81st-minute goal. Alex Fernandez<\/strong> added a third goal for the Washington side in the final minutes to cap the 3-1 victory.<\/p>\n\n\n\n

19U Boys<\/strong>
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After a tight first half, Lehigh Valley United 2000 Black (PA-E) pulled away for a decisive win against Michigan Jaguars 00 Green (MI) in Blue Division action. Andrew Youwakim<\/strong> netted the only goal before the break in the 33rd minute to give LVU a 1-0 lead. The Eastern Pennsylvania side did well to string together multiple passes in the attacking half, which generated several chances in the second half. Luke McMahon<\/strong> doubled the LVU lead with a 46th-minute goal, and Finnegan McMullen<\/strong> extended the advantage to 3-0 with a goal shortly after. Euan Forrest <\/strong>continued the momentum with a 53rd-minute strike, and Youwakim scored his second late in the match to cap the big opening-day win for LVU.<\/p>\n\n\n\n

In the Red Division, Sparta 00 JK (UT) picked up a 3-0 win against FC Dallas 00 Premier (TX-N) on Thursday. The Utah side struck just before the halftime whistle, as Justin Orr <\/strong>made a back post run and directed a low cross into the back of the net for the breakthrough goal. Sparta extended its lead to 2-0 in the 65th minute thanks to a Corbin Lowrance <\/strong>strike, and Luke Merrill <\/strong>added an insurance goal in stoppage time to cap the victory.<\/p>\n“},”name”:”acf\/wysiwyg”,”mode”:”edit”} /–>

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