Cup & RCL Update - January, 2016

Cup & RCL Update - January, 2016

The year 2016 is off to a great start for Shadow youth sides. Two boys teams have qualified for the quarterfinals in the State Championship and President's Cup tournaments with a third on the cusp of advancing to the knockout stage (semifinals) as well. Meanwhile, in RCL play, quite a few teams are off to successful starts in the early portions of their campaigns. 

CUP UPDATE

The U15s advanced to the State Cup quarterfinals, winning two of their four matches to earn a wild card berth, but the U16s came up short with just one win in three outings in group play. The B00-A side hits the road Saturday to face Seattle United in their quarterfinal contest. 

In the President's Cup, it looks as both sides will advance. The U17s moved on with a 2-0-1 record in group play to earn a quarterfinal berth while the U19s are on the verge of a semifinal spot with one game to play, holding a nine-point advantage over the third-place side - their final opponent Saturday - in their group after three wins in three outings. B98-A travels to play Blackhills FC Saturday while B97-A plays host to Nortac Colibri (DMC, 2:00) in their final group game. 

RCL ROUND-UP :: GIRLS

The U19A squad is one of the four unbeatens in the top division, earning a win and a draw in January. After four games, the U19B squad is also off to a great start in the Division 3 league at 3-0-1. After a lengthy break, they returned to play last weekend with a 4-0 win and a scoreless draw on the road. The U17A side is perfect through five games in the top flight, posting four wins in January by a combined 7-0 scoreline to keep their defensive record unblemished. 

The Shadow U16 sides are also off to positive starts. The A squad is 4-1-0 in Division 2 three wins in four games last month. In Division 4, the B team stumbled recently with a three-game winless run (0-2-1) after opening with three victories. On Saturday, though, the team returned to form with a 3-1 road win over mid-table Washington Rush. 

In the U15 leagues, the A team got off to a slow start with a pair of December losses in Division I, but are unbeaten in the last three in January (2-0-1). The B squad, meanwhile, has won four out of five in Division 3 with the lone loss to unbeaten league leader WPFC. 

In the younger Winter Leagues, the two U14 sides are off to 1-1-0 starts in the young campaign in Division I and 3. The U13s have played one game each with the A squad winning it's Division 2 opener and the B team falling in its first Division 5 game. The U12A side is 1-1-1 in Division 3 and the U12B squad is unbeaten at 1-0-2 after three games in Division 4. 

RCL ROUND-UP :: BOYS

In the Winter boys leagues, The U13A team in unbeaten after three games (2-0-1) in Division 2. The rest are just getting under way with the U14A squad yet to kick off in Division 1 play and the U14B squad falling in its Division 4 debut last weekend. The U12A team also lost in its first outing last weekend. 

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