Edited from a Press Release
WV Teams Make  Soccer History in Tournament
Photo: Mayor's Office

(Barboursville, W. Va.) – Four West Virginia soccer teams have earned semifinal berths in the 2015 US Youth Soccer

Region I Championships. It’s the first time in state history the state has produced that many semifinalists in the same year.

Three West Virginia FC teams (Charleston/Huntington) found a spot in the semifinals. The WVFC Under-15 girls’ and WVFC Under-17 girls’ teams earned berths. The Under-15 team notched a 3-2 win over Rocky Hill CFC of Connecticut Sunday. They will face Penn Strikers (Eastern Pa.) on Monday at 8 a.m. on Field #9 at the Barboursville Soccer Complex. The Under-17 team notched a 2-0 win over GCF Academy of Connecticut Sunday. They will face the New Jersey Stallions on Monday at 10 a.m. on Field 9 of the Barboursville Soccer Complex. The WVFC Under-12 boys (full-sided) team will face Lynbrook SC of Eastern Pa. on Monday at 11:30 a.m. on Field 14 at the Barboursville Soccer Complex.

The Mountaineer United SC Shox Under-19 girls’ team (Morgantown) punched its ticket to a semifinal berth with a 2-0 win over EPIC Pride of Martinsburg. MUSC will face Beadling SC (Pa. West) on Monday at 8 a.m. on Field 20 at the Scott Orthopedic Soccer Complex.

West Virginia finished preliminary pool play with a record of 23-39-2.

U.S. Youth Soccer Region I Championships

At Barboursville, West Virginia

Boys

Under-12 small-sided: Mountaineer United SC 4, Century V SC (Pa. West) 2

Under-12 full-sided: Fury SC 7, Bayside United (R.I) 0

PDA Drogba (N.J.) 5, West Virginia FC 0 Under-13 Valeo FC (Mass.) 8, West Virginia FC 0

Under-14 Delaware Rush (Del.) 7, West Virginia FC 1

Under-15 Northern United SC (Pa. West) 3, West Virginia FC 0

Fewster FC (Md.) 6, Mountaineer United 0

Under-16 Match Fit Academy (N.J.) 5, Fury Pro Performance 0

Under 17 VLSC (Va.) 7, Mountaineer United SC 0

Under-18 West Virginia FC 1, Ironbound SC (N.J.) 0

Under-19 Annandale United FC (Va.) 5, EPIC Cyclones 0

Girls

Under-12 small-sided Capital United SC (Eastern N.Y.) 3, EPIC Attack 0

Under-12 full-sided Ginga FC (Conn.) 4, West Virginia FC 0

Under-13 Victory Express (Pa. West) 3, FC Wheeling 1

Under-14 Mountaineer United SC 1, WSA Warwick Force (R.I.) 0

Under-15 West Virginia FC 3, Rocky Hill CFC (Conn.) 2

Under-16 Annadale United FC (Va.) 3, EPIC Blizzard 0

Under-17 West Virginia FC 2, GCF Academy (Conn.) 0

Under-18 Far Post SC (Vt.) 3, West Virginia FC 1

River City Athletics (Maine) 1, Mt. State SC 1

Under-19 Mountaineer United SC 2, EPIC Pride 0