The Force, which qualified as Region IV runner-up when the Region IV champion So Cal Blues finished second in the National League, needed only four minutes to open the scoring thanks to Cristina Farrington. Alesha Blair had back-to-back goals in the 21st and 24th minutes, and Farrington gave De Anza the 4-0 lead with her second goal a minute later.
The Texans' U-16 team began its title defense with a 1-1 tie with GSA Phoenix Red of Georgia. The Texans defeated the So Cal Blues, 2-1, in their under-15 opener.
Eclipse Select, the only other club with three entrants in the girls competition, won two games, beating Internationals, 4-1, in U-17 play and Scorpions, 2-1, in U-14 action and tied Birmingham United SA, 2-2, in its U-19 opener.
The defending champion Colorado Rush Nike opened with a 2-1 win over FC Delco Fury II in the U-19 competition on goals by Portland star Danielle Foxhoven and USC's Brittany Kerridge.
The San Diego Surf, the U-15 National League champion, put up a five spot with the goals in its 5-0 win over St. Louis Scott Gallagher coming from five different players,