Star forward Tyler Reinhart scored two goals, tallied an assist, and drew a penalty in a man-of-the match performance that helped the Fresno Fuego Future qualify for the 100th edition of the Lamar Hunt US Open Cup with a 5-1 victory over PSA Los Gatos Storm on Saturday.
PSA Los Gatos Storm
Here is a breakdown of this weekend’s games, and as always you can check Twitter (@USOpenCup) for updates, and remember if you’re at any of these games or have any Open Cup-related news/info/comments to make, be sure to use this year’s hashtag #USOC100.
The Fresno Fuego Future had no trouble reaching the final, but the same couldn’t be said for the other semifinal which suffered a power outage during extra time, forcing the game to be suspended.
For the second year in a row, US Club Soccer is holding a qualifying tournament to determine their entry into the US Open Cup.
On a chilly Saturday night at PAL Stadium in San Jose, California, the defending NPSL champions Sonoma County Sol booked passage into the Lamar Hunt US Open Cup for the fourth time since 2005 with a 3-0 victory over PSA Los Gatos Storm.