Teams from eight different states claimed boys titles at U.S. Club Soccer's National Cup VIII Finals at the Hampton Roads Soccer Complex in Virginia Beach, Va.
North Carolina's Jamestown
SC Jammers Gold was the only club with multiple teams playing in Tuesday's championship, winning the U-16 Premier title and finishing second to the Jacksonville Fury in the U-15 Premier
Perennial national contender St. Louis Scott Gallagher captured the U-16 Super Group national championship with a 3-1 victory over CRSC Brigade (Calif.).
exciting final resulted in Ironbound SC Fury (N.J.) claiming the U-13 Super Group national championship with a 5-3 victory over Chicago G-Force.
"We worked hard for this, so we're going
to enjoy this moment," said Ironbound SC Fury head coach Omid Namazi
, the former indoor star.
The girls event begins Friday and will also take place
in conjunction with the National Collegiate Showcase. 2009 National Cup VIII Boys Finals U-13 Boys Super
Ironbound SC Fury (N.J.) 5, Chicago G-Force (Ill.) 3 U-14 Boys Super Group
Lake Grove United (N.Y.) 1, Colorado Rapids (Colo.)
0 U-15 Boys Super Group
Rockford Raptors/Dactyls (Ill.) 2, Emerald City Green (Wash.) 1 (OT) U-15
Jacksonville Fury (Fla.) 2, Jamestown SC Jammers Gold (N.C.) 0 U-16 Boys Super Group
St. Louis Scott Gallagher (Mo.) 3,
Cerritos Regional SC Brigade (Calif.) 1 U-16 Boys Premier
Jamestown SC Jammers Gold (N.C.) 2, Black Watch Premier North/Highlanders (N.Y.)
0 U-17 Boys Super Group
FC Irvine Toros (Calif.) 2, Shattuck-St. Mary's (Minn.) 2 (FC Irvine Toros win on
penalties.) U-17 Boys Premier
North Stars (Pa.) 2, Triangle United Silver (N.C.) 1