Friday, June 22, 2012

19 Spokane sides; 10 others from INW in Seattle for USCS National Cup XI Northwest Regional

US Club Soccer is holding the Northwest Regional tournament at the 60 Acres Soccer Complex in the greater Seattle area this weekend to determine the entrants into the National Cup XI Finals held later this year in Waukegan, Illinois July 27-30. Nearly 30 teams from10 different clubs around the Inland Northwest  are set to compete in the 27 Boys and Girls brackets at the event.

Nineteen clubs are headed to the Puget Sound from Spokane with a platoon of 16 teams representing the Spokane SC Shadow, two from FC Spokane and another from the Spokane Foxes. The Shadow have six teams playing on the boys side and 10 girls teams making the trek to represent the Lilac City. FC Spokane has a boys and girls team each and the Foxes are participating in the U14 Girls Premier tournament.

A number of teams are making the long journey from Montana. The Missoula Strikers have three teams venturing west to play in boys tournaments while two other sides from FC Bozeman and FC Missoula will be playing in girls brackets.

Idaho will also be represented at the event. North Idaho United is sending two older girls teams to play in the event while the Idaho Thunder, Real Soccer Club (Boise) and the Coeur d’Alene Sting all have one boys team each headed to Redmond’s Sammamish River Regional Park.

Participating Inland Northwest Teams

Brackets – Teams
U11B Super – Spokane Shadow
U12B Premier – Spokane Shadow, FC Spokane
U13B Premier – Spokane Shadow
U14B Super – Spokane Shadow, Missoula Strikers
U15B Premier – Spokane Shadow
U16B Super – Spokane Shadow, Real Soccer Club (Boise)
U16B Premier – Coeur d’Alene Sting, Missoula Strikers
U17B Super – Idaho Thunder
U19B Super – Missoula Strikers

U11G Super – Spokane Shadow
U12G Super – Spokane Shadow
U13G Premier – Spokane Shadow, FC Bozeman
U14G Super – Spokane Shadow
U14G Premier – Spokane Shadow, Spokane Foxes, FC Missoula
U15G Super – Spokane Shadow
U15G Premier – Spokane Shadow, FC Spokane
U16G Super – Spokane Shadow
U16G Premier – North Idaho United
U17G Super – Spokane Shadow, Spokane Shadow/RCL
U17G Premier – North Idaho United

Clubs on the tournament site were not listed by city. If I missed your club and it is located in the Inland Northwest, let me know and share how they do via