MVLA’s Lighting 95G and Mercury 96G Black both put on strong showings at the US Youth Soccer National Championship.
Mercury Black went 2-1-0 in group play to finish a close 3rd in the six-team U15G group. The team lost their opening game 1-0 to Legends FC of Southern California, but then won 1-0 over Sting 97 of Richardson TX and then 3-2 over Bucks Fury from Richboro PA. With two strong wins, the team earned 6 points to finish behind Legends FC and Kings Soccer Academy of Cincinnati OH both of whom had 7 points out of group play. The U15G results can be viewed here.
Lightning went 3-0-0 in group play to advance to the Finals on Sunday, July 29th. The Lightning won their opening game 1-0 over Futura Academy of Kansas City MO, and then posted a big 5-0 win over the Cleveland United White. The Lightning finalized their place in the finals with a 4-0 win over BRYC Elite of Fairfax VA. The U16G National Championship kicks-off at 7:30am ET on Sunday, July 29th. The U16G results can be viewed here.
The Regional and National Finals can be found on the web at http://championships.usyouthsoccer.org. The National Championships can be found on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/USYouthSoccerNationalChampionshipSeries.