[REGION II CHAMPIONSHIPS]Iowa City Alliance Heatwave's U-17 girls became the first Iowa team in more than a decade to win a regional title as they beat Academy United of Illinois, 3-1, at the Region III Championships in Des Moines. For the results of all the finals ...
-- Three players had hat tricks to lead their teams to championships: Daniel Wright(U-14 Michigan Wolves boys), Sarah Krause (U-15 Ambassadors FC girls) and Simone Gardner (U-14 NSA Rockets girls).
-- Three returning champions retained their regional titles: U-15 Ambassadors FC girls, U-18 Team Chicago Academy Botafogo girls and U-15 Vardar boys.
-- Illinois led all states with five titles, while Michigan was second with four.
Region II Finals:
Chicago Fire Academy IL 2 NFC Blue NE 0
Springfield SC MO 0 Grand Rapids Crew Juniors MI 0
(Springfield SC wins 3-0 on penalties.)
CUP Crew Jr Gold OH-S 6 SC Waukesha Blue WI 0
Alliance Black MI 3 PFC OH-N 1
Vardar MI 1 Chicago Magic Preacademy IL 0
Michigan Wolves MI 4 Phoenix Juventus NE 0
Raiders FC IL 4 OP Eagles G1 OH-S 1
LSC EGA Bravo NE 4 Kolping Kicks SC Schmitt MO 3
Team Chicago Acad. Botafogo IL 2 FC United Select IL 1
Iowa City Alliance - Heatwave IA 3 Academy United IL 1
NSA Jaguars IL 1 Futura FC Academy Premier MO 0
Ambassadors FC OH-N 7 KCU Rangers KS 0
NSA Rockets IL 4 Kings Hammer Academy Red KY 0
Michigan Hawks MI 3 Carmel United SC Elite IN 0