Highlights from Saturday’s semifinal match
Carlsbad Elite 99 (CA-S) and La Roca Premier PO (UT) will battle for the Under-16 Girls National Championship title. Carlsbad claimed a spot in Sunday’s final after a Jessica Wright overtime goal earned the 1-0 semifinal win against Florida Krush Black (FL). Carlsbad finished group play as the bracket frontrunner with a 2-1-0 record.
The 2015 National Championships finalist, La Roca, advanced to Sunday’s championship match after tallying two goals against FCKC Pink Panthers Elite (MO) in the semifinals. Both goals came early in the second half from Macy Martinez and Olivia Wade. La Roca posted a 2-0-1 record in group play, winning the bracket, and look to remain undefeated going into the final game.
All 2016 National Championship finals can be seen live online at http://championships.usyouthsoccer.org/live/.