Four Gulf States Premier League clubs earn rights to national title pursuit this summer

Gulf States Premier League schedules/standings

CHARLESTON, S.C. (May 16, 2016) - Four clubs swept through 12 slots to this summer's NPL Finals by way of the Gulf States Premier League. Mississippi Rush claimed six age groups, Baton Rouge SC grabbed four and Cajun SC and Darlington Soccer Academy managed one apiece.

Boys and girls age groups are won through cumulative regular season results.

  • U-13 girls: Mississippi Rush '03 Premier (Miss.)
  • U-13 boys: Baton Rouge SC '03 Black (La.)
  • U-14 girls: Baton Rouge SC '02 Black (La.)
  • U-14 boys: Baton Rouge SC '02 Black (La.)
  • U-15 girls: Mississippi Rush '01 Premier (Miss.)
  • U-15 boys: Cajun SC Fury '01 (La.)
  • U-16 girls: Mississippi Rush '00 Premier (Miss.)
  • U-16 boys: Mississippi Rush '00 Premier (Miss.)
  • U-17 girls: Mississippi Rush '99 Premier (Miss.)
  • U-17 boys: Mississippi Rush '99 Premier (Miss.)
  • U-18 girls: Baton Rouge SC '98 Black (La.)
  • U-18 boys: Darlington Soccer Academy (Ga.)

The 2016 NPL Finals, open to U-13 through U-18 boys and girls age groups, will be held July 14-18 at Aurora Sports Park in Aurora, Colo. One of the most prestigious championships in the country, the NPL Finals features the champions of NPLs across the United States. Teams play several group games before advancing to knock-out rounds to determine the NPL national champion in every age group.

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