Shane Wheeler and Freddie Braun each scored a pair of goals as FC Boulder Harpos qualified for the US Open Cup for the first time since 2016.
Harpo’s FC shuts out the Colorado Rovers to move on to Round 2 of the 2017 US Open Cup qualifying.
It was a battle of amateur clubs featuring former professional players making their second consecutive trip to the tournament and a goal by David Olguin in the 81st minute was enough to send Red Force to a rare Florida victory.
Goalkeeper Mark Saxby of the Colorado Rovers didn’t allow a single goal throughout the tournament and was named MVP of the championship game as they defeated the Kansas City Athletics 1-0 in extra time.
The second day of the United States Sports Specialty Association’s US Open Cup qualifying tournament produced four semifinalists. Those four winners will square off on Sunday in Overland Park, Kan. to decide which club will represent the USSSA in the 101st edition of the Lamar Hunt US Open Cup, which will kick off in May.
The United States Specialty Sports Association kicked off their Lamar Hunt US Open Cup qualifying tournament on Friday night with four games as group play began in the eight-team competition.
The road to the US Open Cup begins for eight midwestern United States Specialty Sports Association (USSSA) teams on Friday night in Overland Park, Kan.
The Georgia Revolution clinched a spot in the First Round of the 100th edition of the Lamar Hunt US Open Cup by eliminating the Colorado Rovers 5-3 in a penalty kick shootout at Shea Stadium in Highlands Ranch, CO.
For the first time since the organization was launched in 2001, the USSSA will enter a team into the US Open Cup.