Two SRU teams reach CYSA-North State Cup finals

Six Empire youth soccer teams made it to last weekend’s quarterfinal round of the California Youth Soccer Association North State Cup tournament at Turlock, but only two of them survived to this weekend’s championship games.
The Santa Rosa United U-17 girls team downed Los Gatos Lock, 3-0, in the quarterfinals; and then stopped ARYSL SJ Spirits Blue, 2-0, in the semifinals.
SRU will now face vs. Foothill Mountain View/Los Altos Mercury, 11 a.m. Sunday at Robertson Park in Livermore for the championship.
On the boys side, the SRU U-15 Gold team downed Placer United Prestige, 3-1, in the quarterfinals; and then stopped the Fresno Metro Diablos, 3-1, in the semifinals.
SRU will play Santa Clara Sporting, 11 a.m. Saturday at Robertson Park.
CYSA-North State Cup champions will advance to the Far West Regionals. This year they will be held June 18-24 in Las Vegas.

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2007 CYSA North State Cup results & schedules

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BOYS

U18: no locals made it to the Sweet 16

U17: Danville Mustang United 3, SRU Gold 2 (Sweet 16)

U16: no locals made it to the Sweet 16

U15: SRU Gold 4, Danville Mustang United 0 (Sweet 16)
Quarterfinals: d. Placer United Prestige, 3-1.
Semifinals: d. Fresno Metro Diablos 3-1.
Finals: vs. Santa Clara Sporting, 11 a.m. Saturday, at Robertson Park, Livermore.

U14: Orchard Valley Blast 1, SRU Gold 0 (Sweet 16)

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GIRLS

U18: SRU Gold 3, Redwood Juventus Spirits 1 (Sweet 16)
d. Pleasanton Rage, 4-1, in quarterfinals
lost to Jack London Bay Oaks, 1-0, in semifinals

U17: SRU Gold 10, West Valley Wildcats 0 (Sweet 16)
d. Los Gatos Lock, 3-0, in quarterfinals
d. ARYSL SJ Spirits Blue, 2-0, in semifinals
Finals: vs. Foothill Mountain View/Los Altos Mercury, 11 a.m. Sunday at Robertson Park, Livermore
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U16: SRU Gold 2, ARYSL SJ Spirits White 0 (Sweet 16)
lost to ARYSL SJ Spirits Blue, 3-2, in quarterfinals
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U15: Petaluma SCA 2, Central Marin FC Blue 1 (Sweet 16)
d. Redwood Juventus Destiny, 2-1, in quarterfinals
lost to Danville Musting Spirit, 2-0, in semifinals
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U14: SRU Gold 4, Placer United Prestige 2 (Sweet 16)
d. Los Gatos Metro, 2-1 in quarterfinals
lost to De Anza Force Blue, 2-0, in semifinals