North Carolina-based Triangle Brigade won the tournament in their first attempt and are expected to join North Texas Rayados in the 2015 Lamar Hunt US Open Cup.
USASA Region III
Both clubs move on to the USASA Region III Open Cup tournament, where they look to become the first Louisiana-based team to make the Open Cup since the New Orleans Riverboat Gamblers (USL A-League) did it in 1997.
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.
The Louisiana State Open Cup is underway to determine which two teams will take the next step toward qualifying for the 102nd edition of the national tournament.
It was a night of firsts for the Ocala Stampede of the PDL—the most important being the club’s first US Open Cup victory in the 100th incarnation of the storied tournament.
Welcome to our continuing series of Meet the USASA features where we annually profile the clubs representing the United States Adult Soccer Association in the Lamar Hunt US Open Cup. Advancing from the four regional tournaments, these often unknown clubs have great stories to tell and each year, our goal is to allow fans to get to know them as they attempt to become this year’s Cinderella story.
The most compelling thing about the Red Force is not their impressive championships from the last two years but how Coach Gabriel Vega has managed to grow a successful and competitive team that started with his sons and their friends as a youth team.
USASA Region III, representing most of the southern part of the United States, has submitted their two entries for the 100th edition of the Lamar Hunt US Open Cup.
The Boston Avenue Athletic Club Reserves are Oklahoma Open Cup champions for the fourth year in a row after defeating Los Lobos 1-0 on Sunday.
Follow updates from Saturday’s action on Twitter @USOpenCup