Twelve clubs win Southern California NPL championships, now prepare for respective postseason paths

Southern California NPL

CHARLESTON, S.C. (June 20, 2018) - In a competitive and balanced regular season, 12 teams from 12 clubs have clinched Southern California NPL championships for the 2017-18 campaign, and will now gear up for their respective playoff routes.

The partity of competition within the SoCal NPL was truly on display this season, with a different team capturing every division. 

Here are the 2017-18 SoCal NPL champions:

  • Boys 13-U: Pateadores '05 YL Black
  • Boys 14-U: Heat FC (Runner-up Downtown LA SC will represent this division)
  • Girls 14-U: CC Aztecs AV
  • Boys 15-U: Oxnard United SC
  • Girls 15-U: IE Surf '03 Premier TS
  • Boys 16-U: FC Golden State
  • Girls 16-U: BYSC Corona '02 Academy
  • Boys 17-U: CDA Slammers Orange
  • Girls 17-U: Downey FC '01 Premier
  • Boys 19-U: Hemet Juventus White (Runner-up FC Man United Red will represent this division)
  • Girls 19-U: Milan Academy

These 12 teams will shift for their respective national postseason competitions, with all girls champions advancing to the 2018 Girls NPL Finals, July 12-16 at Aurora Sports Park in Aurora, Colo. 

The boys winners in the 15-U, 16-U and 17-U divisions have qualifed to the 2018 Boys Western NPL Finals, to be held June 29-July 3 in San Diego, Calif. The 19-U boys age group will travel to participate in the 19-U NPL Finals, June 29-July 3 in Lancaster, Mass. The winners from 13-U and 14-U divisions have punched a ticket to the National Cup XVII Finals, July 20-24 in Aurora, Colo.

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