CHARLESTON, S.C. (Feb. 25, 2018) - Five clubs have clinched nine age groups in the Washington NPL after successful fall seasons. These teams now turn their attentions to their respective NPL postseason pathways.
The champions of the Washington NPL, to date, are:
- Boys 13-U: Wenatchee FC '05 Sito
- Girls 13-U: ISC Gunners '05
- Boys 14-U: ISC Gunners '04 A Blue
- Girls 14-U: FPSC Fury '04 Black
- Boys 15-U: Wenatchee FC '03 Black-McCourtie
- Boys 16-U: CWSA '02 Navy Cuevas
- Boys 17-U: United SC Aguilitas '01
- Boys 18-U: CWSA '00 Grey A Cuevas
- Boys 19-U: United SC Wenatchee United
For the boys 13-U and boys 14-U champions, those teams have qualified to US Club Soccer's National Cup XVII Finals, July 20-24 in Aurora, Colo. For the boys winners in the 15-U, 16-U and 17-U divisions, those will travel to the NPL Western Championship, June 29-July 3 in San Diego, Calif. The oldest boys age groups - 18-U and 19-U - have earned slots at the 19-U NPL Finals, June 29-July 3 in Lancaster, Mass.
On the girls side of the Washington NPL, the older age groups - 15-U and older - will finish their seasons in early April. All girls division winners from the league, including the 13-U and 14-U winners that have already qualified, move on to the 2018 Girls NPL Finals, July 12-16 in Aurora, Colo.
"This first group of clubs to qualify for the NPL Finals represents some of the strongest and most consistently competitive clubs in our league," said Stanley Holmes, president of the Washington NPL. "We are very excited for all the players to step up to this national stage and show they can compete."
More information on the Washington NPL's postseason pathways is available on this web page.
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