Posted On January 16, 2015 by PUSC
The U11-U13 Girls Norcal State Cup second round was played January 10-11 at various venues across Northern California. Two of our Placer United girls teams reached the Final 8 in the state!
The U12G Gold had a December win, 6-0 over North Bay Elite in second round Game #1. In Game #2 on Saturday, the girls defeated Sonoma County Alliance 4-1. In Game #3, the girls drew 0-0 with Bay Oaks to advance to the Top 8. The quarter-finals will be held on January 24th.
The U11G Gold also had a December win, 3-0 over Folsom in the second round Game #1. The girls started off with a convincing 5-0 win over MVLA in Game #2. In Game #3, the girls battled to a 1-0 win over UC Premier to also advance to the Top 8. The quarter-final game was played on Sunday versus Pleasanton Rage. Despite a great possession game and a number of scoring chances, the girls fell 3-1. The team now plays February 7th as they try to finish as the #5 team in the state.
The U13G Gold team was upset by Mustang, on the road, in December in Game #1. The girls knew that they had to come out and win two-in-a-row in order to advance to the Top 8. In Game #2, the girls beat UC Premier Warriors 2-0. This set the stage for the winner of Game #3 to advance to the quarter-finals. The next opponent was Juventus, considered one of the top teams in Northern California. It was a back and forth affair with both teams having scoring chances. Unfortunately, the girls lost 2-1 in this battle but are still alive in the Cup with a quarter-final match on January 24th.
The U12G Black team had a 0-0 draw in December with Sac United Red. In Game #2 on Saturday, the girls lost a heart breaker, 3-2 to MFC Flash. In Game #3, the team took on the bracket leader, Cal Odyssey South. They were down 2-0 and fought back to tie the game at 3-3. The girls showed great resiliency and made the game very difficult for the opponent. The team’s quarter-final game is scheduled for January 24th.
Congratulations to all of the teams and good luck in the next round!