The Georgia United U-14s played two matches against the South Carolina Battery Academy at Summerour Middle School. They won the first match, 1-0, thanks to an own goal caused by Alex Puga. On Sunday, they beat the Battery, 4-0. Daniel Mangarov scored two goals and Jackson Jolley and Josiah Ortiz added one apiece.
The U-16s and U-18s traveled to North Carolina to take on the North Carolina Fusion and Capital Area Railhawks - CASL.
The U-16s lost to the Fusion, 3-1, with Jared McWhorter scoring the lone goal in the loss. They played the Railhawks to a 3-3 tie on Sunday. Cheik Fofana scored a brace and Carlos Pineda added a goal of his own in the draw. Here are highlights from the match:
Fofana has 16 goals so far in the 2015-2016 season.
The U-16s are currently 13-11-3 and holding onto a spot in the Development Academy Playoffs.
The U-18s dropped both of their weekend matches. On Saturday, they fell to the Fusion, 2-1, with Jorge Romero scoring Georgia United's lone goal. They dropped a 5-1 decision to the Railhawks, with Patrick Okonkwo breaking the shutout for his 21st goal of the season. The U-18s sport a 13-11-3 record and are clinging to the tenth (out of eleven) wild card qualification spot for the playoffs.
The U-14s return to action next weekend when they travel to North Carolina to play two matches against Triangle Futbol Club Alliance at WakeMed Soccer Park. The U-16s and U-18s head to North Carolina the following weekend to again face off against Capital Area Railhawks - CASL and the North Carolina Fusion.
All three Concorde Fire Development Academy teams traveled to North Carolina to take on Capital Area Railhawks - CASL and the North Carolina Fusion.
The U-14s dropped a 3-1 decision to the Railhawks on Saturday. Lucas Anderson scored the lone goal for Concorde. They lost a tight 1-0 game to the Fusion on Sunday.
The U-16s lost their match against the Railhawks, 4-1, with Michael Stockley scoring their lone goal. Concorde fell to the Fusion, 4-1, on Sunday, with Benjamin Agnew scoring. The U-16s are currently 9-13-3 and in 8th place in the Southeastern Division of the Development Academy League.
The U-18s lost to the Railhawks, 8-3. Roberto Arteaga scored two goals and Michael Ille scored one in the loss. They rebounded with a 2-1 win over the Fusion. Ille and Ryan Capo scored to lead the Fire to victory. The U-18s are 7-13-5 and in 9th place in the Southeast Division.
All three Concorde teams take on the visiting Charlotte Soccer Academy next Saturday at Georgia Soccer Park.
Southern Regional Premier League
48 Southern Regional Premier League teams earned spots in the 2016 Region III Championships which will be played June 24th through the 30th at the MESA Soccer Complex in Greenville, South Carolina. Of those 48 teams, seven Georgia boys teams qualified based on their finish in the SRPL. The winners of the Region III Championship advance to the US Youth Soccer National Championships being held July 25th through the 31st in Frisco, Texas.
The qualified teams are listed below:
U-13 Boys: Concorde Fire North Elite
U-14 Boys: Concorde Fire Central Elite
U-15 Boys: GSA 01 Premier
U-16 Boys: United FA 00 Premier, Concorde Fire 99/00
U-18 Boys: UFA-Norcross Fury Premier, Concorde Fire Elite
Georgia High School Soccer playoffs
The Georgia High School Soccer Association posted the brackets for states. You can find them here.
High school rankings
Top Drawer Soccer released their weekly national Top 50 spring high school soccer teams and there are 12 Georgia teams included in the rankings.
1) Chattahoochee (Johns Creek): 15-0-0
6) Lakeside (Atlanta): 18-0-0
7) Dalton: 16-1-1
8) McIntosh (Peachtree City): 16-1-0
9) Greenbrier (Evans): 18-0-0
21) Whitewater (Fayetteville): 16-1-0
28) Brookwood (Snellville): 12-3-0
32) Northwest Whitfield (Tunnel Hill): 14-1-3
35) Southeast Whitfield (Dalton): 11-2-3
38) Mill Creek (Hoschton): 15-2-0
39) Johnson (Gainesville): 16-0-1
50) Parkview (Lilburn): 14-4-0