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.
2013 US Open Cup qualifying: Maryland final set after Bays, Screaming Eagles cruise in semifinal wins
The championship game will take place on Sunday, March 10 at Howard High School in Ellicott City, Md. The winner will advance to the USASA Region I Finals where they will face DC/VA champions Dulles Sportsplex Aegean Hawks in the quarterfinals.
2013 US Open Cup qualifying: Bays, Mundo FC move into this weekend’s Maryland semifinals
Defending two-time state champion Maryland Bays used a goal in each half to down their two-time runners-up Charm City FC for the third year in the row, this time in the quarterfinals by a 2-0 scoreline. Meanwhile Mundo FC rallied from an early deficit on a Mike Somtia brace to defeat Washington Elites, 2-1, to reach the final four.
2013 US Open Cup qualifying: Pipeline SC’s 4-goal comeback kicks off Maryland tournament
After Mother Nature delayed the start of Maryland’s US Open Cup qualifying tournament, the Rowland Cup, the competition got under way with three teams moving one step closer to the USASA Region I Finals.