[ROAD TO ROCK HILL] Bethesda was the only club to take two boys titles at the U.S. Youth Soccer Region I Championships held at the Classics Park in Lancaster, Pa., winning the under-14 and under-13 age groups.
The U-14 Bethesda Lions defeated FSA FC Navy, 2-0, to earn their second straight regional crown and book their trip to the National Championships. Daniel Tshiani put Bethesda ahead just seven minutes into the game, and Phillip Grossmanadded a second-half insurance goal.
Bethesda Blue came back from two goals down in the first 12 minutes to beat the West Chester United Predators, 4-3, in the U-13 final. Aiden McFadden and Frank DeRosa put the Predators ahead, but Bethesda responded with four unanswered from Daniel Hart, David Eijbergen, Thomas Hansan and John McCune.
Arlington Eagles Red 3 NHPSA Predator Navy 1
Goals: Martin Hockey III (8), Edison Giron (35), Carlos Farias (38); Oliver Thomas (29)
PDA Rooney 3 West Hartford FSA FC Navy 1
Goals: Ryan Santos (8), Zachary Riviere (12), Ivan Ruiz (36)
Bethesda Blue 4 West Chester United Predators 3
Goals: Daniel Hart (25), David Eijbergen (45), Thomas Hansan (55), John McCune (66); Aiden McFadden (3), Frank DeRosa (12), Quinn Dudek (69)
FSA FC Navy 0 Bethesda Lions 2
Goals: Daniel Tshiani (7), Phillip Grossman (61)
Manhattan SC PSG 4 Century V 1
Goals: Ousmane Dia (43, 101), Amara Sesay (96), Jeremy Barovick (110); Doug Hapeman (68)
Lehigh Valley United 2 DUSC White 0
Goals: Colby Thomas (50, 63)
Beadling SC 2 NEFC Eagles 1
Goals: Michael Pcholinsky (2), Nathan Dearth (7); Jozef Jennings (17)
Marlton Lightning Red 2 Vista RFC 0
Goals: Sonimi Halliday (13), Ryan Schroy(74)
Empire United SA Syracuse 1 Baltimore Bays Chelsea 0
Goal: Zachary MacNabb (78)