Two SRU teams reach regional semifinals

The stakes just got a lot higher for two Santa Rosa United girls soccer teams.

The U13 Freeze and the U12 Ice both won quarterfinal games on Friday in the USYSA Far West Regionals in Boise, Idaho, to advance to today’s semifinal round.

The Freeze easily downed Las Vegas Premier White, 5-1, while Ice eased past Colorado Storm Royal, 2-1.

Freeze will face Arsenal FC, a Cal-South entry in a 9 a.m. semifinal matchup today. Freeze is 4-0 in the tournament while Arsenal is 3-0-1.

Meanwhile, Ice will have a difficult challenge playing Cal-South’s Surf White team at 7 a.m. Both teams are 3-0-1 in the tournament.

Championship games in all age groups will be contested on Sunday with the winners advancing to the USYSA National tournament at Overland Park, Kans., July 20-25.