CHARLESTON, S.C. (May 22, 2018) - Fourteen teams across 11 clubs are eligible for NPL and ENPL postseason after NorCal Premier League teams played their final matches of the 2017-18 regular season during the NorCal NPL Spring Showcase.
In a balanced, competitive campaign, Marin FC led the way, taking home three championships across the 14 boys and girls age groups (19-U boys, 16-U girls and 17-U girls). No other club took home multiple titles, although Placer United FC fielded two ENPL Western Playoffs eligible teams - 17-U boys and 16-U boys.
Here is the complete list of NorCal Premier League champions and postseason-qualified teams:
- Boys champions / runners up
- 14-U: Red Star Soccer Academy / Davis Legacy SC
- 15-U: Napa Soccer Academy / Turlock Tornados SC
- 16-U: Lamorinda United / Placer United SC
- 17-U: Placer United SC / Sacramento United
- 19-U: Marin FC
- Girls champions
- 14-U: San Juan ECNL
- 15-U: Mountain View Los Altos SC ECNL
- 16-U: Marin FC
- 17-U: Marin FC
- 19-U: Palo Alto SC
All girls champions qualify directly to the Girls NPL Finals, July 12-16 in Aurora, Colo.
The 14-U through 17-U boys champions and runners-up are now eligible to compete in the ENPL Western Playoffs in San Diego, June 29-July 3. The top two teams from the ENPL Western Playoffs will move on to the ENPL National Championship, July 13-14 at Aurora Sports Park in Aurora, Colo., to determine the ENPL national champion at each age group.
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