Thursday, June 21, 2018 -- More than half of the Arizona teams competing at the 2018 Far West Regional Championships in Hawaii have advanced out of group play and are just three wins away from representing Arizona at the 2018 US Youth Soccer National Championships in July.
A total of 13 teams advanced and all quarterfinals matches will be played on Friday.
For a complete schedule of this week's matches click here.
Below are recaps from each age bracket. The colors indicate how they advanced to Hawaii.
Red - 2018 State Cup
Blue - Desert Premier League
Purple - National League
13U - Phoenix Rising FC Youth Soccer (Blackhawks) 05 Boys, Phoenix Rising FC Youth Soccer 05 Girls
14U - Tuzos 04 Boys, SC del Sol 04 Boys
15U - Tuzos 03 Boys, Arizona Arsenal 03 Girls
16U - Tuzos 02 Boys
17U - Arizona Arsenal 01 Girls
18U - Phoenix Rising FC Youth Soccer 00 Girls, RSL Arizona (Legacy 01/00) Girls
19U - RSL Arizona (Sereno 99) Boys, CCV Stars 99 Boys, Classic Ahwatukee 99 Girls
Recaps and match preview of advancing teams
Phoenix Rising FC Youth Soccer 05 (Blackhawks) went 2-1-0 (6 pts.) in group play and won the group scoring eight goals and conceding five. They'll face Pac NW Maroon (WA) who finished second in their group with a 2-0-1 record.
Phoenix Rising FC Youth Soccer 05 won all three matches in group play. They scored 11 goals, including six in one match. They'll face Group A's second place Rush (HI).
Both Tuzos 04 and SC del Sol 04 have advanced with 2-1-0 (6 pts.) finishes in group play. SC del Sol faces Group A winner LAGSB 04 Elite (CA-S) and Tuzos face Group B winners LV Revolution Gunners (NV).
Tuzos 04 went undefeated in group play (2-0-1; 7 pts.). They scored eight goals and conceded just one. They'll face Group C's Sparta Premier (UT).
Arizona Arsenal 03 won two matches and suffered one loss in group play. They scored eight goals and conceded just one, which earned them their lone loss. They'll face Group D winners Impact (UT).
Tuzos 02 squeaked through group play winning one match and earning a draw in the other two matches. They'll face Group B winner Santa Clara Sporting (CA-N)
Arizona Arsenal 01 stormed through group play winning all three matches and scoring an age group high of 13 goals. They'll face Group C runner-up Broomfield Blast (CO).
Another age group that features two advancing teams. They are Phoenix Rising FC Youth Soccer 00 and RSL Arizona (Legacy 01/00). Phoenix Rising went undefeated in group play (2-0-1; 7 pts.) and they'll face Group B winner CDA Slammers (CA-S). RSL Arizona went 1-1-1 in group play and they face Group C winner Greater Seattle Surf (WA).
Two Arizona teams advanced at this age group and they'll unfortunately have to face each other in the quarterfinals. On one side you have RSL Arizona (Sereno 99) who went undefeated in group play (2-0-1; 7 pts.) and on the other side you have CCV Stars 99 who went 1-1-1.
Classic Ahwatukee 99 went 2-1-0 in group play. They only conceded one goal and they'll face Hawaii Heat FC (HI).