Phoenix, AZ (1/6/2018)
01 Girls continued their great run of form and beat Eastern Washington 4-1 to win the group outright. Lead by a strong offense and a resolute defense, the girls will take on Cal South in the semifinals tomorrow at 9:00am.
Dropped a tough match to Washington, but after the great work done in the first two games, we still advance as a wildcard and take on Cal South at 9:00am in the semifinal.
Lost their last game to Nevada, but showed tremendous growth and ability throughout the tournament. While not playing in the semifinals they will have a consolation match tomorrow against Hawaii at 11:00am
Needed a strong win to be sure of advancement and got exactly that with a 4-0 win against New Mexico. They will play in the semifinals against Cal North at 9:00am as well.
After starting the tournament with a loss, and entering the day in last place in their group but getting better each game, the 05 Girls shocked the world by beating Eastern Washington 5-0 and getting the help they needed to top the group and play Hawaii in the semifinals tomorrow at 9:00am.
Nothing could stop these boys today, and they stuck together even through the tragedy of a teammates injury. They won both games 2-0 and 4-0 to win their group and they will play Arizona at 11:00am in the semifinals.
Heartbreak for the 02 boys who despite clearly being the better team, lost 1-0 in the morning to Cal South. Facing an uphill battle but not yet dead, they rebounded and beat Nevada 3-1 but didn’t get the help they needed in other games and wont be advancing. They will play a consolation game Colorado at 3:00pm.
The 03 Boys came out on fire and took it to Oregon scoring 2 early goals before winning 3-0. Needing just a tie in the second game they got that and will now play Cal South in the semifinals at 11:00am.
A thrilling 3-3 match where the boys fought back from multiple goals down behind the goals of Zach Booth kept the boys alive and needing a win against New Mexico to advance. Once again they tried to fight back but this time the rally fell short and they wont be advancing. Their consolation game is against either Arizona or Hawaii at 3:00pm.
In perhaps the cruelest possible way to lose a game, the 05 boys were the victim of a last second penalty call in their second game which knocked them out of the semifinals after a fantastic goal from Yo Aitken had put them through. In the first game they manhandled Montana. Tomorrow they will play their consolation game against Washington at 3:00pm
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