3 MORE CHAMPIONS WIN NATIONAL CUP TITLES
May 11, 2009
U14 Girls - The X-treme Breakaway
May 11, 2009 (Temecula, CA) - Cal South National Cup champions in the Girls Under-14 bracket and both Under-18 brackets were crowned this weekend at the Cal South College Showcase Weekeend in Temecula. While the weekend is largely comprised of the National Cup Round of 16 and Quarterfinal action for the U15-U17 brackets, three championships were contested while the Semi-Final matches for the Boys Under-14 bracket were also held on the fields of Temecula's John Blanche Memorial Soccer
The U18 girls of Slammers FC walked off with a championship crown thanks to their shutout effort against the Eagles SC. The Atlas San Diego SC U18 boys coached by Arturo Herrera had a wider margin of victory on their way to a trophy, by routing Brasil FC, 4-1.
The X-Treme Breakaway U14 girls met up with a So Cal Blues team that had shut out all six of their previous opponents, but the Breakaway managed to pull a shutout of their own in topping the Blues, 1-0, to capture a National Cup crown.
The Cal South National Cup continues next weekend for the U15-U17 Semi-Finals round on the fields of Rancho Capistrano on Saturday, May 16, with the Finals round to follow on Sunday, May 17. The U19s will begin play on May 23, with their Finals round to be held on June 7. All winning teams at the Cal South National Cup in the U12 to U19 brackets will move on to Lancaster, CA on June 15-21 for the Cal South-hosted U.S. Youth Soccer Far West Regionals. Teams that succeed as champions there in the U14-U19 brackets would then move on to the U.S. Youth Soccer National Championships from July 20-26 in Lancaster, Massachusetts.