May 31, 2016
New Jersey Teams dominate Regional President's Cup
REISTERSTOWN, Md. ---Teams from New Jersey captured seven of the 12 possible titles in the US Youth Soccer Region 1 (East) Presidents Cup held over Memorial Day weekend.
Six of the seven New Jersey champions, advance to the 2016 US Youth Soccer National Presidents Cup in July 14-17 as only teams U13 and older can advance to compete in the championship in Tulsa, Okla.
2016 US Youth Soccer Region I Presidents Cup Champions:
Age Group Champion Hometown
Under-12 Boys Rancocas Valley 03/04 Red Devils Eastampton, N.J.
Under-14 Boys Bloomfield Cheetah Thunder Bloomfield, N.J.
Under-15 Boys Kearny Reds Kearny, N.J.
Under-17 Boys Cape Express 98/99 Cape May, N.J.
Under-15 Girls Union SC Crimson Tide Academy Union, N.J.
Under-16 Girls Marlton Lightning Marlton, N.J.
Under-17 Girls Union Lady Dragons Union, N.J.
A total of 102 US Youth Soccer teams contended in the 3-day tournament after winning their respective State Presidents Cup events from the 15 states within the Region- Connecticut, Delaware, Eastern New York, New York West, Eastern Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania West, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, Rhode Island, Vermont, Virginia and West Virginia. The Presidents Cup Series allows players to compete against the best teams within their state, region, and if possible the nation to be crowned champions.