Fourteen teams claim championships at National Cup XI West Regional (Boys)
National Cup XI Web Page | West Regional (Boys) Champions / Photos
CHARLESTON, S.C. (June 20, 2012) – The National Cup XI continued June 16-19 as 14 teams from 11 different clubs claimed championships at the West Regional (Boys) at Turlock Sports Complex in Modesto, Calif.
Leading the way with a pair of titles were Pateadores SC, Walnut Creek SC and Merced Atlas Academy. Also among the winners was Milan FC Rossoneri won the U-15 Super Group, marking the third consecutive season that the squad claimed a Regional championship in Modesto.
“We are very excited about winning the West Regional and advancing to the National Cup XI Finals,” said J.R. Maldonado, head coach of Milan FC Rossoneri. “This victory shows that we are consistently one of the stronger clubs in the area. Our goal was to achieve a three-peat of the Regional, which the team really took to heart and used as motivation for the weekend.”
Winners in the U-13 through U-17 age groups from each Regional will advance to the National Cup XI Finals, to be held July 27-30 at Waukegan Sports Park in Waukegan, Ill.
As the National Cup continues through July, be sure to upload your photos and videos from the National Cup to the US Club Soccer Facebook page and use the hashtag #NationalCupXI to discuss the event while interacting with US Club Soccer on Twitter.
Regional play continues June 23-26 with the National Cup XI West (Girls) Regional in Modesto, Calif.; Southeast Regional in Richmond, Va.; and Northwest Regional in Seattle.
A full list of championship teams from the West Regional (Boys) is shown below:
U-11 Super Group: Pateadores SC (Calif.)
U-11 Premier Group: Walnut Creek SC Legends '00 (Calif.)
U-12 Super Group: America USA '99 (Calif.)
U-12 Premier Group: Walnut Creek SC United '99 (Calif.)
U-13 Super Group: Pateadores SC (Calif.)
U-13 Premier Group: Marin FC Blue '99 (Calif.)
U-14 Super Group: CV Manchester Academy (Calif.)
U-14 Premier Group: Pajaro Valley YSC United Red (Calif.)
U-15 Super Group: Milan FC Rossoneri (Calif.)
U-15 Premier Group: Livermore Fusion SC '96 Maroon (Calif.)
U-16 Super Group: Almaden SC Real '95 (Calif.)
U-16 Premier Group: Merced Atlas Academy (Calif.)
U-17 Super Group: Merced Atlas Academy (Calif.)
U-17 Premier Group: Tri Valley SC Real (Calif.)
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