U.S. Open Cup: Oyster Bay United defeats second former champion in qualifying

Oyster Bay United did it again.

The Long Island-based UPSL club beat the four-time U.S. Open Cup champion New York Greek-Americans on penalty kicks in its first U.S. Open Cup qualifier.

On Saturday, Oyster Bay United defeated the three-time champion New York Pancyprian Freedoms, 2-0, in overtime to advance to the fourth and final round of qualifying in the Northeast Region.

Davidson Marseille, who came on before the first overtime period, took a pass from Pedro Vacalea and opened the scoring in the 105th minute.

The second OBU goal came at the end of the second overtime period when Jeison Solano scored into an empty net from 20 yards after the Pancyprian keeper was caught up field.

-- Eleven slots in the 2022 Open Cup, set to begin March 22-23, are up for grabs in local qualifiers: four in the Northeast, three in the West and two each in the Southeast and Central.

-- Two survivors from the 2019 fall qualifiers who never got a chance to play in the Open Cup when the 2020 and 2021 competitions were cancelled are still alive: Chula Vista FC and Harpos FC.

-- New York's  Lansdowne Bhoys have qualified for the 2022 Open Cup after winning the USASA's 2021 National Amateur Cup.

*Weekend winners (30):
USASA (22 teams):
United Premier Soccer League (13)
San Francisco Soccer Football League (2)
Colorado Super League (2)
Eastern Premier Soccer League (1)
National Premier Soccer League (1)
Atlanta District Amateur Soccer League (1)
Metro East Football Association (1)
Bay State Soccer League (1)
USSSA (6 teams):
National Soccer League (3)
Southwest Premier League (3)
ANFEEU (1 team):
Woodbridge Soccer League (1)
US Club Soccer (1 team):
The Roja League (1)
*Includes one forfeit.

Local Qualifying Schedule:
Nov. 20-21: Third Qualifying Round (Southeast, West), Fourth Qualifying Round (Central, Northeast).
Dec. 18-19: Fourth Qualifying Round (Southeast, West).

Northeast Region (4 berths at stake):
Oct. 16 in Washington, D.C.
DC Cheddar (D.C.) 2 Districtonia Futbol (D.C.) 3
Oct. 16 in Waltham, Mass.
Kendall Wanderers (Mass.) 0 Brockton FC United (Mass.) 7
Oct. 16 in Brewster, N.Y.
Westchester United (N.Y.) vs. Jackson Lions (N.J.)
(Westchester United wins on forfeit.)
Oct. 16 in Woodbridge, Va.
Virginia United (Va.) 1 Nova FC (Va.) 2
Oct. 17 in Gaithersburg, Md.
Rockville SC (Md.) 0 Lynchburg FC (Va.) 3
Oct. 17 in Philadelphia, Pa.
Philadelphia Lone Star (Pa.) 2 Vereinigung Erzgebirge (Pa.) 1
Oct. 17 in East Rochester, N.Y.
IASC Boom (N.Y.) 1 FC Maritsa (Ill.) 1
(FC Maritsa wins 5-4 on penalties.)
Oct. 17 in Jamaica, N.Y.
NY Pancyprian Freedoms (N.Y.) 0 Oyster Bay United (N.Y.) 2

Central Region (2 berths at stake):
Oct. 16 in Commerce City, Colo.
TheCup.us: Azteca FC (Colo.) 5 Colorado Rovers (Colo.) 2
Oct. 16 in Commerce City, Colo.
Harpos FC (Colo.) 1 Peak Eleven FC (Colo.) 0
Oct. 16 in El Paso, Texas
TheCup.us: Southwest FC (Texas) 7 Gam United FC (Colo.) 1
Oct. 17 in Mansfield, Texas
TheCup.us: D'Feeters Kicks SC (Texas) 2 Houston Hotshots (Texas) 1

Southeast Region (2 berths at stake):
Sept. 18 in West Palm Beach, Fla.
City Soccer FC (Fla.) 3 Miami Sun FC (Fla.) 2
Note: Game was originally set as a game in the first qualifying round but moved to second qualifying round when Miami Beach Club de Futbol withdrew.
Oct. 16 in Miami Beach, Fla.
Miami Soccer Academy (Fla.) 2 Naples City FC (Fla.) 1
Oct. 16 in Locust Grove, Ga.
Georgia Revolution FC Reserves (Ga.) 2 Georgia Storm FC (Ga.) 2
(Georgia Revolution FC Reserves win 4-3 on penalties.)
Oct. 16 in Christmas, Fla.
Orlando FC Wolves (Fla.) 4 Oceanway FC (Fla.) 0
Oct. 17 in Columbia, S.C.
South Carolina United Heat (S.C.) 3 Atletico Atlanta (Ga.) 1
Oct. 17 in Miami Gardens, Fla.
Florida Brothers (Fla.) 3 Red Force FC (Fla.) 3
(Red Force FC wins 4-2 on penalties.)
Oct. 17 in West Palm Beach, Fla.
Palm Beach Breakers (Fla.) 0 International Soccer Association (Fla.) 4
Oct. 17 in Miami, Fla.
TheCup.us: Florida Soccer Soldiers (Fla.) 2 Hurricane FC (Fla.) 1

West Region (3 berths at stake):
Oct. 16 in Modesto, Calif.
Modesto City FC (Calif.) vs. Contra Costa FC (Calif.) (postponed)
Oct. 16 in San Leandro, Calif.
Oakland Stompers (Calif.) 0 El Farolito (Calif.) 7
Oct. 16 in Redwood City, Calif.
JASA RWC (Calif.) 2 Metro FC (Calif.) 4
Oct. 17 in Minden, Nev.
BattleBornFC (Nev.) 4 FC Davis (Calif.) 2
Oct. 17 in Helendale, Calif.
Desert Communities SC Pathfinders (Calif.) 1 Villarreal Las Vegas (Nev.) 0
Oct. 17 in Wilmington, Calif.
L.A. Monsters FC (Calif.) 0 Outbreak FC (Calif.) 4
Oct. 17 in Chula Vista, Calif.
TheCup.us: Chula Vista FC (Calif.) 2 White Tigers FC (Calif.) 0
Oct. 17 in San Francisco, Calif.
Inter San Francisco (Calif.) 4 Real San Jose (Calif.) 2
Oct. 17 in Spring Valley, Calif.
Escondido FC (Calif.) 3 Rebels SC (Calif.) 2
Oct. 17 in Lake Forest, Calif.
Sporting ID11 (Calif.) 6 Rose City FC (Calif.) 0
Oct. 17 in Encino, Calif.
San Fernando Valley FC (Calif.) 2 Trojans FC (Calif.) 1
Oct. 17 in Irvine, Calif.
Real Sociedad Royals (Calif.) 0 Capistrano FC (Calif.) 6
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