With the format of the tournament proper (and how many berths will be available this year) yet to be announced by US Soccer, it is unknown at this time where the winner of the Northwest mini-tournament will advance to.
A 2-0 victory over Hammers FC earned the Hawks a place in the USASA Region I Open Cup tournament, which will qualify a team to the 2015 edition of the Lamar Hunt US Open Cup.
Second half strikes from Tyler Hurst and Taylor Varnadore lifted the Sonoma County Sol to a well-deserved 2-0 victory over Real San Jose Saturday night in the semifinals of the Golden Gate Conference US Open Cup qualifying tournament. The Sol are one of four National Premier Soccer League teams to take another step toward qualifying for the 2014 US Open Cup.
2014 US Open Cup qualifying: Sonoma County Sol knock off Sacramento Gold to kick off NPSL qualifying
Behind goals from Eric Larson and Tyler Hurst, the Sonoma County Sol dispatched the Sacramento Gold 2-1 Saturday night at Rancho Cotate High School in Rohnert Park, Calif. to move one step closer to qualifying for the 101st edition of the Lamar Hunt US Open Cup.
2015 US Open Cup qualifying: Washington Elite win OT barnburner, Baltimore Kickers return in Maryland Open Cup openers
There was no lack of drama in either match with Washington Elite SC winning a 10-goal extra time thriller, and the new-look Baltimore Kickers Bayern earning a 3-1 win.