3-2 Win over Chicago Sockers FC locks #1 Seed for Finals
NYS West's lone entry into the Snickers' National Youth Soccer Championships downed Sockers FC of Chicago (Region II) 3 to 2 on Friday to sweep the preliminary round and lay hold of the #1 seed in the National Championship final match to be held on Sunday at 9 AM. They will face the Aiken, South Carolina Fire in a re-match of the Jr. Rhino's first game of the tournament. Aiken advances by gaining a tie with Palo Verde, CA. For a complete look at the preliminary round standings and scores, click the "learn more" button of this article.
The Junior Rhino's, NYSWYSA's first team to ever qualify for the national tournament, are considered one of the tournament's most intriguing - and potent - teams thus far. Having scored a tournament-best eleven goals and going 3-0 into the finals.
|Wed. July 24||12:00 PM||Aiken Fire (SC) vs. Rochester Jr. Rhinos (NYW)||Field 4||2:6|
|Wed. July 24||12:00 PM||Sockers FC Chicago (IL) vs. PVSC Raiders (CAS)||Field 5||3:1|
|Thu. July 25||8:00 AM||Rochester Jr. Rhinos (NYW) vs. PVSC Raiders (CAS)||Field 11||2:1|
|Thu. July 25||8:00 AM||Aiken Fire (SC) vs. Sockers FC Chicago (IL)||Field 5||3:1|
|Fri. July 26||10:00 AM||PVSC Raiders (CAS) vs. Aiken Fire (SC)||Field 4||1:1|
|Fri. July 26||10:00 AM||Sockers FC Chicago (IL) vs. Rochester Jr. Rhinos (NYW)||Field 5||2:3|
|Sun. July 28||9:00 AM||Rochester Jr. Rhinos (NYW) vs. Aiken Fire (SC)||Field 9|