(Round of 8)
After beginning two weekends ago with 24 (4-team) flights in the President’s Division and going undefeated against their pool A rivals, SWSC Elite, Attack B02 Academy and SW Altamira scoring 9 goals and 3 goals against, the team went into the knockout rounds this past weekend in Oceanside, CA. Entering the round of 64, the team defeated Albion SC Premier I (3-0) and in the round of 32 in 2 overtimes defeated this team, Eagles Soccer Club 2-1 for a berth in the afternoonon Sunday in the round of 16. Playing tired and not their best soccer, the boys bonded together and found a way to advance with a 2-1 win over the Striker FC SB-White team. Even though the win wasn’t pretty, the team played their best soccer in the last 15 minutes of the 2nd half and now advances to the round of 8, semi-finals and championship venue this weekend at Silver Lakes Soccer Complex.
This year’s CA State Cup performance follows last year’s showing with the team making it all the way to the semi-final match losing 2-1 to the eventual state cup champion team.
Congratulations to the team and players and good luck! 6 wins and 3 more to go (one game at a time)!