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NCAA Jun 12, 2015

US Youth Soccer Region II Presidents Cup: Day 1 recap

ST. CHARLES, Mo. (June 11, 2015) – The 2015 US Youth Soccer Region II Presidents Cup commenced play on Thursday at the SLYSA Soccer Complex in St. Charles, Mo. Boys and Girls teams from US Youth Soccer Region II (Midwest) will compete from June 11-14 in hopes of advancing to the 2015 US Youth Soccer National Presidents Cup.

The tournament will feature 80 US Youth Soccer teams in the Under-13 through Under-17 age groups competing for a regional title and a berth to the 2015 US Youth Soccer National Presidents Cup, July 9-12 in Overland Park, Kan.

Preliminary games will take place from Thursday, June 11 through Saturday, June 13. Regional champions will be crowned following final matches on Sunday, June 14.

Missouri Youth Soccer Association will host the event, and the other State Associations represented include Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, North Dakota, Ohio-North, Ohio-South, South Dakota and Wisconsin.

The US Youth Soccer Presidents Cup offers teams the challenge of experiencing different types of play by competing from state to regional to national levels. The Presidents Cup provides teams with a progressive, competitive experience that highlights competition, camaraderie and community

Match Highlights:

Under-13 Boys: Kirkwood United – Buchek (MO) 2–3 Goshen Stars 01/02 Boys (IN)
Goshen Stars 01/02 (IN) kicked off the tournament with a win, defeating U-13 Boys Kirkwood United – Buchek (MO) 3-2. Jacob Hicks put Kirkwood United on the board just two minutes after the starting whistle. Goshen Stars’ Eduardo Rodriguez retaliated in the 31st minute, tying the match at halftime. Goshen Stars came back strong for the second half, and produced two goals by Chris Lozano and Emylio Romo in the 55th and 69th minutes respectively. Devin Corley scored for Kirkwood immediately afterward in the 70th minute, but as time expired, Kirkwood could not find the equalizer ultimately giving the Indiana side the win.

Under-14 Girls: KHSC Mossinger (KY) 0–1 NWC Alliance Black 00 (OH-S)
A first-half Merdith Blommel goal gave U-14 Girls NWC Alliance Black 00 (OH-S) a 1-0 win versus KHSC Mossinger (KY). Blommel found the back of the net in the 24th minute, and NWC Alliance maintained a strong backline to preserve the shutout for the remainder of the match.

Under-15 Boys: PAO FC 99/00 – GREEN (KY) 2–3 Missouri Rush – Nero (MO)
Missouri Rush – Nero (MO) earned three points after their U-15 Boys opening match, defeating PAO FC 99/00 – Green (KY) 3-2. Ryan Nevins gave Missouri Rush a good start, scoring back-to-back goals in the 9th and 54th minutes. Trevor Massa put PAO FC on the board a minute after in the 55th minute, but the momentum shifted back to Missouri Rush when Dominick Smith scored in the 71st minute. PAO FC tried to make a comeback with Seth Strader’s 79th minute goal, but the final whistle lent Missouri Rush the victory.

Under-16 Girls: Missouri Rush SC Nero-Menendez (MO) 2–1 Classics Eagles Black (OH-S)
Missouri Rush SC Nero-Menendez (MO) came back from a 1-0 deficit and beat U-16 Girls Classics Eagles Black (OH-S) 2-1 on opening day. Emerson Woerner’s 18th minute goal gave Classics Eagles Black a 1-0 lead at the half. Morgan Weller tied the match for Missouri Rush in the 61st minute, and Kirsten Lepping found the game winner in the 73rd minute.

Under-17 Boys: Windy City Pride 65 (IL) 0–3 Millennium Soccer Academy 98B Black (IN)
Millennium Soccer Academy 98 Black (IN) got a 3-0 shutout versus Windy City Pride 65 (IL). The U-17 Boys match saw two first-half goals by Fernando Barajas and Ryan Miles in the 10th and 38th minutes, and a second-half goal in the 81st minute by James Ohm moments before the game’s conclusion.


Division Home Team State Score Away Team State Score
U13 Girls Tri-City Storm Soccer Club ND 0 Carmel FC Girls 02 Gold IN 2
U13 Girls Strikers FV ’02 Premier IL 3 Soccer Vision Academy OH-N 1
U13 Girls 02 KRW Rush KS 3 HFC Blue OH-S 1
U13 Girls NKSA – Blue Lightning KY 0 Carrera MO 0
U13 Boys AC Porta Via Academy U13Boys MO 1 CFJ West 01/02 Red IL 3
U13 Boys Toca FC U-13 USL KS 1 NKSA Strikers KY 4
U13 Boys Kirkwood United – Buchek MO 2 Goshen Stars 01/02 Boys IN 3
U13 Boys Classics Eagles Black 01/02 OH-S 0 MC United Galacticos WI 0
U14 Girls ACPV U14G United Landry MO 0 Carmel FC 01 Girls IN 0
U14 Girls KHSC Mossinger KY 0 NWC Alliance  Black 00 OH-S 1
U14 Girls Springfield SC England MO 0 SKV United Invicta 00/01 KS 3
U14 Girls Team Elmhurst Select IL 2 TC Storm U14G Black ND 0
U14 Boys CUP Black B00/01 OH-S 0 Ela Elite U14 IL 3
U14 Boys OPSC Academy Monaco KS 7 TC Storm U14 Black ND 0
U14 Boys SportingColumbia0001Navy MO 1 CSC 01 Boys Gold KY 1
U14 Boys FC Pride 01 Elite (IN) IN 2 Racine United WI 0
U15 Girls FWSC 00G Academy – Strikers IN 5 BFC/WYSA Select SD 0
U15 Girls PAO FC 99/00 – Green KY 0 Barcelona Elite MO 4
U15 Girls FC Evansville Lightning IN 0 Eclipse Elite USYSA White IL 2
U15 Girls SBV Montpellier KS 1 Ohio Galaxies FC Premier Black OH-S 4
U15 Boys FC42 B99 Lime Barry OH-S 1 Dynamic F.C 99/00 IL 4
U15 Boys PAO FC 99/00 – GREEN KY 2 Missouri Rush – Nero MO 3
U15 Boys FC Pride U15B 00 Select IN 0 KC Legends 99/00 KS 1
U15 Boys U15B BFC/WYSA Select SD 2 Twinsburg AC OH-N 3
U16 Girls FC Lake County U16 Elite IL 2 ZYSA99gg IN 3
U16 Girls Missouri Rush SC Nero-Menendez MO 2 Classics Eagles Black OH-S 1
U16 Girls Ela Elite U16 IL 3 Tri City Storm U16 Girls Black ND 1
U16 Girls Kings Hammer Central G98 Red 1 KY 3 FCKC Jr. Blues KS 1
U16 Boys Tri-City Storm ND 1 Elm Grove U16B Blues WI 2
U16 Boys Windy City Pride 71 IL 3 KC Fusion Eaton KS 1
U16 Boys LSA 99 East KY 0 WC St Louis United U16 MO 1
U16 Boys Cincinnati United – Fulham OH-S 1 Flood SC IN 3
U17 Girls LTSC Union Showcase GU17 IL 2 Paris Springboks KY 3
U17 Girls BFC/WYSA SELECT SD 1 Lady Blaze IN 3
U17 Girls Ela Elite U17 IL 1 CWSC United Red OH-S 2
U17 Girls FCKC Jr Blues KS 0 St Louis Scott Gallagher Red MO 2
U17 Boys Windy City Pride 65 IL 0 Millennium Soccer Academy 98B Black IN 3
U17 Boys Revolution-FC OH-S 6 Springfield Demize Academy MO 0
U17 Boys SASA Spirits IL 5 Fort Wayne United 98 Academy White IN 3
U17 Boys KH Central Red 1 KY 3 Central FC – Respect WI 0


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