US Youth Soccer National League teams win 13-of-14 Midwest Regional titles
FRISCO, Texas — Teams from the US Youth Soccer National League produced standout results at the 2021 USYS Midwest Regional Championships in St. Louis, Mo., as they captured 13 of 14 Regional titles.
The competition at the Midwest Regional Championships included teams from two different National League Conferences — the Great Lakes and Midwest. In all, 44 of 56 semifinalists played in one of the conferences during the 2020-21 season, and 25 of the 28 finalists were conference teams.
The Great Lakes Conference led the way with seven Midwest Regional Champions, along with seven additional finalists and 20 total semifinalists. Six champions came from the Midwest Conference, which also had five additional finalists and 24 total semifinalists.
2021 USYS Midwest Regional Champions
|Age Group||Team (State)||NL Conference|
|13U Girls||Nationals Union 08 Girls Black (MI)||Midwest|
|14U Girls||Cleveland Force SC 07 (OH-N)||Great Lakes|
|15U Girls||Club Ohio 2006G Green 1 (OH-S)||Great Lakes|
|16U Girls||CUP 05 Gold (OH-S)||Great Lakes|
|17U Girls||Sporting STL Rangers 04 (MO)||Midwest|
|18U Girls||FC Evolution 03 NL (OH-N)||Great Lakes|
|19U Girls||Sporting Nebraska FC SOFC Premier 02/03 (NE)|
|13U Boys||MSC Academy Tigres (IL)||Midwest|
|14U Boys||Toca FC 2007 MLS (KS)||Midwest|
|15U Boys||Nationals Union 06 Boys Black (MI)||Great Lakes|
|16U Boys||Kings Hammer Academy B05 Red (KY)||Great Lakes|
|17U Boys||KCSG Academy 04 Wolf (MO)||Midwest|
|18U Boys||Indiana Fire Juniors 03B Red (IN)||Great Lakes|
|19U Boys||Chicago FC United Boys 2002 Pre-Academy (IL)||Midwest|
The 14 Midwest Regional Champions now advance to the 2021 USYS National Championships, which will be played July 20-25 at the Premier Sports Campus at Lakewood Ranch in Lakewood Ranch, Fla.
National League teams have a long history of success at the USYS National Championships. Between 2007 and 2019, teams that competed in the national tier of the National League captured a combined 77 of 100 possible USYS National Championships.