U.S. YOUTH SOCCER: Two-time defending champions Eclipse Select and Arsenal FC held to ties

The U-18 Eclipse Select girls and the U-17 Arsenal FC boys, both seeking their third straight national titles, were held to ties on the opening day of the U.S. Youth Soccer National Championships in Des Moines, Iowa. The Dallas Texans Red North tied Eclipse Select, 3-3. The Eclipse Select's four girls finalists were 2-0-2 on Day 1. The Texans lead all clubs with six entrants in the national finals, but they went 0-2-4 on Day 1. In the U-18 boys division, the Chicago Magic upset the Dallas Texans Red, the 2006 Dallas Cup Super Group champions, 3-1. U.S. U-18 player Corben Bone scored for Dallas club Solar to give it a 1-1 tie with Arsenal. Solar, which won the U-17 group at the Dallas Cup, is also making its third straight appearance in the final four.

Under-19 Boys
Javanon (Ky.) 1 FC Delco Black IV (Pa.) 0. Goal: Walcott 76.
Arsenal FC (Calif.) 3 Weston FC (Fla.) 2. Goals: Griffin 71, 90, Ortiz 77; Castrillon 17, Mattson 24.
Under-18 Boys
Chicago Magic (Ill.) 3 Dallas Texans Red (Texas) 1. Goals: Masteller 7, De Lacerda 30, Kopec 87; Wymer 75.
Classic FC Bandoleros (N.M.) 2 FC Delco Crunch (Pa.) 2. Goals: Cobb 56, Kraus 90; Cava 19, Alston 48.
Under-17 Boys
Arsenal FC (Callif.) 1 Solar (Texas) 1. Goals: Garcia 15; Bone 48. 
Scott Gallagher (Mo.) 2 Bethesda United (Md.) 1. Goals: Leinauer 8, Roach 76; Rodriguez 57.
Under-16 Boys
Casa Mia's Bays (Md.) 0 Concorde Fire Elite (Ga.) 0
FC Milwaukee (Wisc.) 1 Rampage FC (Calif.) 1. Goals:  Finlay 36; Mandel 35.
Under-15 Boys
Chicago Magic (Ill.) 2 So Cal United (Calif.) 2. Goals: Stokes 26, Galounis 35; Rihn 48, Roman 64.
FC Delco Hammerheads (Pa.) 2 Tulsa SC (Okla.) 1. Wimmer 50, Maminski 70; Sanchez 44.
Under-14 Boys
Valley United Blast (Calif.) 1 Dallas Texans Red (Texas) 1. Goals: Rodriguez 68; Helm 16.
Michigan Wolves (Mich.) 4 Bethesda Road Runners (Md.) 1. Goals: Barens 8, Saad 32, D'Agostino 36, Cope 68; Raglan 36.

Under-19 Girls
Eclipse Select (Ill.) 3 Colorado Rush Nike (Colo.) 2. Goals: Levitt 6, Locascio 57, Howser 70; Wagenfuhr 78, Sandusky 80.
Chantilly Inter Milan (Va.) 1 Sting Dallas Royal (Texas) 0. Goal: Deegan 62.
Under-18 Girls
San Diego Surf (Calif.) 0 PDA Wildcats (N.J.) 1. Goal: Redmond 62.
Eclipse Select (Ill.) 3 Dallas Texans Red North (Texas) 3. Goals: Weissenhofer 18, Switzer 48, Gummersal 56; Nguyen 36, 76,  Washington 89.
Under-17 Girls
Spirit United Gaels (Pa.) 0 Eclipse Select (Ill.) 0.
Dallas Texans Red (Texas) 1 Mustang Blast (Calif.) 1. Goals: Lee 83; Andrighetto 3.
Under-16 Girls
Real Colorado National (Colo.) 2 Edmond SC Black (Okla.) 1. Goals: Railey 6, Deas 61; Treadwell 54. 
FC Greater Boston Bolts (Mass.) 1 Internationals (Ohio) 0. Goal: Cort 51.
Under-15 Girls
Eclipse Select (Ill.) 1 Dallas Texans (Texas) 0. Goal: Cline 73.
PDA Pride (New Jersey) 0 Crossfire Premier  (Wash.) 0.
Under-14 Girls
Hershey Attack (Pa.) 1 Michigan Hawks (Mich.) 0. Goal: Grell 60.
Dallas Texans (Texas) 1 Irvine Strikers (Calif.) 1. Goals: Diggs 45; Hein 20.

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