Posted On November 10, 2014 by PUSC
The Placer United U10B Black team has made it to the FINAL FOUR of the Norcal State Cup! In the second round, the boys had two wins and one draw to secure a spot in the quarter-finals. They defeated the Gryphons 1-0 and Manteca 3-1. Then they had a 0-0 draw with Livermore to advance to the quarters. In the quarter-finals, the boys ran up against a very solid Fresno Chaos team. Fresno was up 1-0 and then the boys equalized. The game went to golden goal overtime and our boys scored the winner to move onto the State Cup semi-finals! The semi-final match is scheduled for November 15th, 9:20am at Woodward Park in Manteca.
The U10G Black opened up the 2nd round with a 2-1 loss to Mill Valley. The girls quickly rebounded to win the next two games, 5-1 against Barcelona Bay Area and 3-0 over Folsom. They then advanced to the Red Premier 3 quarter-final and were up-ended by CCSA Black 4-0.
The U10B Gold started off the 2nd round in great fashion winning their first two games. They defeated San Jose 5-2 and Burlingame 6-1. In Game 3, the boys had an outright battle with Briceno Soccer Club and came up a bit short, losing 3-2. In the Red Diamond 2 quarter-final, the boys lost 5-2 to Santa Rosa United.
The U10G Gold opened up with two wins as they defeated Burlingame 10-1 and Clovis 3-2. In Game 3, the girls had a tough match-up with Mustang and lost 3-1. They did qualify for the Red Diamond 1 quarter-final and defeated Pleasanton White 2-0. The girls now play in the semi-final on November 15th, 12:00 p.m. at Woodward Park in Manteca.
The U10B White had a very difficult 2nd round draw and faced Mustang, Stockton and SMC Star. The boys battled but came up on the short end. In the White Platinum 3 quarter-finals, the boys lost to Vacaville United.
The U9G Gold won all three of their second round games. They defeated San Carlos 5-0, Livermore 3-0 and Force Black 1-0. They then played the Red Premier 2 quarter-final against Sac United Red and were defeated 2-1 in a tight battle.
The U9B Gold opened up the second round with two victories. They defeated Livermore 5-0 and Napa Olympico 5-1. In Game 3, the boys lost a hard fought battle with San Ramon. The boys did advance to the Red Premier 3 quarter-final and lost 3-2 to Castro Valley Green in a back and forth affair.
The U9B Black had one win and two losses in the 2nd round of the Cup. They were defeated by Castro Valley and Madera. They did have an impressive 3-1 victory over Ajax United. In the quarter-final, the boys lost a tightly contested battle versus Rocklin.
Congratulations to all of our U9 and U10 teams on a great State Cup run. Good luck to the U10 boys black as they look to capture the Norcal State Cup Championship and the U10G Gold as they try and secure the Red Diamond 1 Championship!