Clubs battle tough competition, storms during Mountain Developmental League playoffs

 

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CHARLESTON, S.C. (June 19, 2014) - Five teams earned outright championships during the Mountain Developmental League playoffs, June 7-8 at the FC Boulder Soccer Complex in Boulder, Colo. Six other age groups have co-champions after heavy storms abbreviated play.

Rio Rapids SC took home plenty of hardware from the event. The New Mexico-based club claimed two outright championships and earned co-champion status in two other age groups. Real Colorado also performed well, winning one age bracket outright and accomplishing co-championships in three other age groups.

All winners, including co-champions, qualified directly to the NPL Finals. The Finals event, to be held July 10-14 in Greensboro, N.C., is the targeted destination for all NPL teams from across the country during the year-long, league-based competition.

Winning clubs are listed below:

Age group: Boys: Girls:
U-13: Real Colorado Arizona Arsenal; Heat FC
U-14: Real Colorado; SC Del Sol New Mexico Rush
U-15: Blackhawks; FC Boulder Forza FC
U-16: Real Colorado; Rio Rapids SC Rio Rapids SC
U-17: Rio Rapids SC Blackhawks; Rio Rapids SC
U-18: New Mexico Rush; Real Colorado

 

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