INTERN’S VIEW: State Youth Soccer Champ Update
by Josh Hart
Both the State Cup and Challenge Cups finished last Sunday, and here are the champions of each age bracket:
- BU-15 State Cup Champion: Washington Premier FC- For the second year in a row WPFC won at this age level defeating ECFC 1-0.
- BU-15 Challenge Cup Champion: Eastside FC- EFC won in overtime defeating FWU Storm 1-0.
- BU-16 State Cup Champion: Crossfire Premier- Crossfire defeated NWN 2-0 in the final game.
- BU-16 Challenge Cup Champion: Eastside FC- EFC defeated ECFC 2-1 in both teams biggest game of the season.
- BU-17 State Cup Champion: Eastside FC- Once again EFC wins, this time defeating WFC Rangers 4-1.
- BU-17 Challenge Cup Champion: Greater Renton FC- GRFC defeated Snohomish United 2-0 in the grueling game.
- BU-18 State Cup Champion: Eastside FC- EFC managed to win one of the tourneys at each age level. The U-18â€™s defeated ECFC 2-1.
- BU-18 Challenge Cup Champion: SSC Firebirds- SSC defeated Sparta 1-0 in the very close game.
The fight for the top club in the state completes after the girls and the younger boys play, and here’s a preview of what the standings look like now (KEY: 2 points for a championship, 1 for runner up):
- Eastside FC- 8
- Emerald City FC- 3
- Washington Premier- 2
- Crossfire Premier- 2
- Greater Renton FC- 2
- SSC Firebirds- 2
- Northwest Nationals- 1
- Federal Way Storm- 1
- Snohomish United- 1
- Whatcom FC Rangers- 1
- Sparta- 1
[EDITOR’S NOTE: Josh Hart is the B-Town Blog’s first Intern! He’s also a 15-year old student at Highline’s â€œBig Picture High Schoolâ€ in SeaTac. He also plays soccer.
You can read more of his writing here…]