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Downtown LVSC 00′ Academy Boys Crowned U18 US Youth Soccer Far West Regional Champions!

HONOLULU (June 24, 2018) — The 2018 US Youth Soccer Region Far West Regional Championships came to an exciting conclusion on Sunday in Honolulu as 14 teams claimed titles. Not only did those sides step off the Waipio Peninsula Soccer Complex fields as Regional Champions, but they also secured berths to the 2018 US Youth Soccer National Championships, which will be played July 23-29 at the Toyota Soccer Center in Frisco, Texas.

In the 18U Boys Far West Regional Championship match, Downtown LVSC 00 Academy (NV) came back from a one-goal deficit to defeat Strikers FC South Bay (CA-S), 2-1 with a last-minute game-winning goal.

“We had a lot of confidence and a lot of belief that we could earn a win and earn a championship today,” head coach Liam Connors said. “I think the guys have always been very consistent in their approach in how they want to play, and I think that was evident in the course of the game. Whenever you go behind, it’s that character check. We’ve been in that situation before having to play from behind this week and in the semifinal game, so there was a lot of belief that we could turn the result around again. As we grew and as we built, I think that the end result of the game was the right one.”

Connors noted that the team has worked hard throughout the entire journey and that their work is related to more than just the game.

“It’s outstanding to be a regional champion,” Connors said. “It’s a goal that we’ve openly and actively spoken about and work towards and plan for. For these guys to have gone through that process and to learn those life lessons and to take that with the reward of being regional champions, it’s going to do great things for them as young men as they move on from the game and to a different level of the game.”

LVSC certainly has some celebrating to do, but the Nevada side is not done yet as it heads to the 2018 US Youth Soccer National Championships in Frisco, TX, July 23-28.

“As the coach, I want to be able to enjoy this for a little bit for these guys because I’m super proud of them and they deserve it, but by the time we hit that flight home, it’ll be preparing for getting it right in Texas as well,” Connors said. “We want to make sure we represent the region as champions as well as we can and represent our club and our families and our state of Nevada. We’re incredibly proud and we’re excited for what’s next.”

     

   

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18UB SCHEDULE AND RESULTS
PRELIMINARY GAMES
Date Time Field Home Score Away Status
Mon Jun 18 2018
10:00 AM
Final
Tue Jun 19 2018
12:00 PM
Final
Wed Jun 20 2018
2:00 PM
Final
QUARTERFINALS
Date Time Field Home Score Away Status
Fri Jun 22 2018
8:00 AM
Final
SEMIFINALS
Date Time Field Home Score Away Status
Sat Jun 23 2018
2:00 PM
Final
FINAL
Date Time Field Home Score Away Status
Sun Jun 24 2018
11:30 AM
Final

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