USYS League Championship Playoffs Complete, Two LIJSL Teams Advance to USYS Eastern Regionals
Two LIJSL teams have advanced to the USYS Eastern Regionals after winning their respective USYS League Championship playoff matchups on May 21st and 22nd.
After a weekend filled with intense competition against some of the most talented teams on the east coast, LIJSL is excited to announce that Massapequa SC had two teams advance to the USYS Eastern Regionals after winning their playoff games in Midlothian, Virginia.
“The weekend was brilliant, a well-run championship. Great facilities and solid competition,” said Shaun Foster, Massapequa Warriors Coach.
Both the Massapequa GU18 Fury and BU18 Warriors finished first place in their playoff bracket.
The Massapequa Fury defeated FC Frederick 03 Girls (CCL) in a tight 2-1 battle. On the boys side, the Massapequa Warriors shut out FC Frederick 03 Boys with a 1-0 victory.
The next stop for these two teams is the 2021 US Youth Soccer Eastern Regional Championships on June 25 – July 1 in Hammonton, NJ.
LIJSL that placed in the USYS League Championship Playoff
|U18 Boys||Massapequa Warriors||Champions|
|U18 Girls 1||Massapequa Fury||Champions|
|U18 Girls 2||Brentwood Express||Third Place|
|U19/20 Girls||Stony Brook Crew 02||Finalist|
“This program was a great option for our team, as it provided valuable team and individual experience and a chance to see what the next level looks like,” stated Sean Curtis, Rockville Centre Red Storm Coach. “It’s great that the program provides another path for us to consider in the future, while providing great experience along the way”.
About USYS League Championship: The USYS League Championship program creates an additional pathway into the Eastern Regional Championships while strengthening relationships with leagues and maintaining the structural integrity of existing programs, competitions and events offered by US Youth Soccer.