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US Youth Nationals: Hot Eclipse, CA battle

Article Written by Lexi Dakin
Published: July 25, 2013

The second day of games for the US Youth Soccer National Championships kicked off Wednesday morning. Below are highlights from the U15 and U16 Girls brackets.

MORE COVERAGE: Day 2 Top Performers | Day 1 Top Performers | Day 1 Recap

 

U15 Girls – Eclipse Elite Black 97-98 (Ill.) 2, Tennessee SC 16 1

Eclipse started out hot, and would continue that way for the remainder of the game. They had a couple scoring chances in the first five minutes, both of the shots going just over the crossbar. Eclipse worked the ball well, always playing the feet and making clear, concise passes.

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But Tennessee SC wasn’t going to let Eclipse take the game easily. TSC’s defense held strong, making the Eclipse forwards work to get through. TSC’s offense also had a couple good scoring opportunities in the first half. In the 21st minute, forward Karlie Paschall broke through the defense, but stumbled with the ball and couldn’t get a good shot off.

Eclipse ended the half frustrated, with four scoring opportunities in the last eight minutes not resulting in a goal. This frustration must have fired them up at halftime though, because they started the half strong, scoring two goals within the first 12 minutes. It was then TSC’s turn to be frustrated, not being able to get anything in the back of the net until one minute left in stoppage time, when they were able to sneak one by.

That one goal wouldn’t be enough, and Eclipse Elite came away with the win. Both teams will have a well-deserved day off, and continue competition on Friday. Eclipse Elite will play Boise Nationals Italia, and Tennessee SC will face MSC Coyotes.

 

U15 Girls – Ambassadors FC (Ohio) 4, Empire Revolution SYR Blue 97/98 (N.Y.) 0

The first 13 minutes of this game were characterized by each team struggling to get through the last line of the opposing team’s defense. After those initial minutes, it was an Ambassadors game.

In the 14th minute, Ambassadors’ Olivia Sency was able to break through the defense and get a shot off. The shot was initially deflected by the goalie, but teammate Alexandra Wright was there to blast the ball into the back of the net. It would be Wright with the goal again two minutes later on a breakaway.

Empire Revolution had a few scoring chances near the end of the first half, but couldn’t make anything of them. Ambassadors worked the field well for the remainder of the game, knocking two more goals in early in the second half. Empire Revolution couldn’t match up, and weren’t able to get anything past the Ambassadors defense.

The girls will resume competition on Friday. Empire Revolution will face Carlsbad Elite at 7:30 a.m., while Ambassadors will face Tampa Bay United also at 7:30 a.m.

 

U16 Girls – DMCV Sharks Elite (Calif.) 2, Bay Oaks Botafogo 96 (Calif.) 1

These two California teams we’re a perfect match. An early goal by Bay Oaks set the bar, and the competition was fierce. Both teams worked the entire field, passing clearly and fighting with everything they had.

The Sharks equalized at the beginning of the second half, with a beautiful cross by Franzisca Komar that bent into the top right corner of the net. With the momentum from the goal, the Sharks put their play up a notch and pressed the Bay Oak defense. In the 52nd minute, Hailey Harbison set up the perfect ball across the box, and Gianni Montini made it a goal with a diving header.

Bay Oaks had a couple of chances off of set plays in the 70th minute, but it was the Sharks who maintained majority possession and would win the game.

Both teams will resume play Friday with DMCV facing Legends FC, and Bay Oaks playing the NSA Jaguars.

 

U16 Girls – Kings Hammer Academy (Ohio) 2, Match Fit Colchesters (N.J.) 1

The match up between Kings Hammer and Match Fit Colchesters would be pretty even throughout the first half. Both teams had equal scoring opportunities, but it was MFC who was able to sneak one by for a goal. The play would continue to be equal until into the second half.

In the 61st minute, MFC GK Colleen Brennan received a red card on a challenge, causing MFC to play down for the remainder of the game. Kings Hammer would capitalize on this advantage, scoring in the 72nd minute, when MFC defense pulled up, hoping to catch Kings offside. Bayley Feist was left wide open for a through ball, which she put into the top corner of the net.

It was looking like the match would end in a draw, when forward Lauren Nemeroff was able to get one in the net off of a deflection in the last few minutes of stoppage time, giving Kings Hammer the win.

Kings Hammer Academy will face 97 Louisiana Fire Navy at 11:30 a.m. on Friday, while the Colchesters will play Toms River FC Elite United both teams will kick off at 11:30 a.m.

 

Full Scores courtesy of US Youth Soccer

Day 2 Results: Preliminary Matches

Under-14 Girls

 

 

 

 

 

Eastside FC 98 Red

WA

1

YMS Xplosion 98

PA-E

0

Eastside: Jojo Harber (59:00)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tophat 17 Gold

GA

2

NSA Rockets

IL

0

Tophat: Reagan Glisson (6:00), Chloe Maize (7:00)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Under-14 Boys

 

 

 

 

 

Pateadores CM

CA-S

0

Penn Fusion 98

PA-E

1

Penn Fusion: Aiden McFadden (6:19)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Solar Chelsea Red 99

TX-N

2

Michigan Wolves 99

MI

3

Solar: Victor Garcia (35:50), Mandel Steward (41:10)

 

 

 

 

 

Michigan: Daniel Wright (9:30), Daniel Wright (51:00), Samuel DeLoy (70:40)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Under-15 Girls

 

 

 

 

 

Tennessee SC 16

TN

1

Eclipse Elite Black 97-98

IL

2

Tennessee: Karlie Paschall (80:00)

 

 

 

 

 

Eclipse: Lea Waddle (49:00), Lea Waddle (50:00)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

MSC Coyotes Green

MD

8

Boise Nationals Italia

ID

1

MSC: Julia Abbott (6:00), Annika Jansa (13:00), Julia Abbott (22:00), Juliana Comer (44:00), Amanda Wilson (46:00), 

Julia Abbott (48:00), Jade Ruiters (56:00), Elizabeth Coletti (66:00)

 

 

 

Boise: Christa Lewis (26:00)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ambassadors FC

OH-N

4

Empire Revolution Syracuse 97/98

NY-W

0

Ambassadors: Alexandra Wright (13:58), Alexandra Wright (15:56), Sarah Krause (42:31), Caitlin Glascott (65:49)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tampa Bay United 97 Premier

FL

1

Carlsbad Elite 97/98

CA-S

4

Tampa Bay: Elaina Laxer (45:00)

 

 

 

 

 

Carlsbad: Kyle K Levesque (16:00), Kyle K Levesque (42:00), Sunny Dunphy (78:00)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Under-15 Boys

 

 

 

 

 

Sunrise Elite 97\98

FL

2

Vardar 98

MI

4

Sunrise: Donald Z Emerson (47:00), Donald Z Emerson (56:00)

 

 

 

 

Vardar: Michael Wetungu (33:00), Thomas Dokho (35:00), Nash Popovic (49:00), Mitchell Guitar (80:00)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

GSA 98 Phoenix Red

GA

1

Santa Barbara SC White

CA-S

6

GSA: Jeovanny Trejo (63:00)

 

 

 

 

 

Santa Barbara: Benjamin Garcia (10:00), Brandon Sanchez (44:00), Carson Vom Steeg (51:00), Giovanny Acosta (56:00), Tanner Mees (72:00), Chairat Puengrod (76:00)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bethesda Lions

MD

2

Lehigh Valley United 97

PA-E

1

Bethesda: Juan Ramirez (8:00), Sepehr Hoghooghi (67:00)

 

 

 

 

Lehigh: Byron Derti (52:00)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dix Hills Elite

NY-E

2

FC Dallas 98 Premier

TX-N

1

Dix Hills: James Contino (72:00), Nicholas Elkins (77:00)

 

 

 

 

FC Dallas: Gerber Chavez (65:00)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Under-16 Girls

 

 

 

 

 

NSA Jaguars

IL

0

Legends FC

CA-S

1

Legends: Madison Stark (80:00)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bay Oaks Botafogo 96

CA-N

1

DMCV Sharks Elite

CA-S

2

Bay Oaks: Stephanie Zuniga-Herrera (2:00)

 

 

 

 

 

DMCV Sharks: Franzisca Komar (42:00), Gianna Montini (52:15)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Match Fit Colchesters

NJ

1

Kings Hammer Academy

OH-S

2

Match Fit: Kayla Jennings (40:00)

 

 

 

 

 

Kings: Lauren Nemeroff (82:00), Bayley  Feist (73:00)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Toms River FC Elite United 96/97

NJ

4

97 Louisiana Fire Navy

LA

5

Toms: Carly Wilhelm (23:00), Carly Wilhelm (45:00), Amanda Carolan (54:00), Alexandra Thomas (63:00), Amanda Carolan (76:00)

Louisiana: Kassandra Ortega (5:00), Alexandra Thomas (19:00), Noelle Higginson (42:00), Alexandra Thomas (80:00)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Under-19 Girls

 

 

 

 

 

So Cal Blues - Dido

CA-S

3

FC Penn Strikers

PA-E

1

So Cal: Jocelyn Blankenship (47:00), Kodi Lavrusky (63:00), Jocelyn Blankenship (81:00)

 

 

FC Penn: Gina DiTaranto (80:00)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

NASA 12 Elite II

GA

1

LSC EGA Bravo

NE

0

NASA: Cara Smith (12:00)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Under-19 Boys

 

 

 

 

 

Pateadores ANA

CA-S

1

Lehigh Valley United 93

PA-E

1

Pateadores: Luke Kadillak (82:00)

 

 

 

 

 

Lehigh: Nicholas Zambetti (87:00)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Plantation Copa

FL

1

Chicago Fire Academy

IL

4

Plantation: Alejandro C Garcia (12:00)

 

 

 

 

 

Chicago: Chisom Ogbanna (23:00), Chisom Ogbanna (54:00), Daniel Lojek (68:00), Michael Frasca (90:00)

 


 
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