CAL SOUTH TEAMS WIN 5 ODP WEST REGIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS THIS MORNING IN MESA, AZ
Mesa, AZ (January 10, 2022) – Live scores and updates from the 2022 US Youth Soccer Olympic Development Program (ODP) Far West Championships can be found here throughout this weekend, January 7-10 as the competition rolls on at Bell Bank Park in Mesa, Arizona. ODP teams from 13 state associations in US Youth Soccer’s western region are taking part in the event.
Cal South sent ten teams to the event over the weekend – split evenly between boys and girls in the 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008 and 2009 age groups – to compete and continue Cal South’s legacy of excellence at this event. Throughout the history of US Youth Soccer’s Olympic Development Program, Cal South Pro+ ODP has won a record 98 ODP West Region titles, and another record 38 ODP National titles.
Day 4 Morning Recap #2: In the 10:00 AM matches, Cal South’s 2007 Boys topped Oregon 2-1; the 2005 Girls defeated Utah by the same score, 2-1; Washington’s 2008 Boys got past Cal South 4-2; and Cal South’s 2007 Girls shut out Utah 4-0. This gives Cal South five regional championships for the day! Congratulations to all of our teams for their heroic efforts this weekend!
Day 4 Morning Recap #1: Cal South has six teams in the Finals this morning (Monday, January 10th) looking to push Cal South past the century mark in Far West Regional titles through the history of the event. They have already reached that mark via its two 8:30 a.m. matches, where our 2009 Girls squad shut out Cal North 1-0, and our 2008 Girls team shut out Washington 4-0.
Day 3 Afternoon/Evening Recap: With nine Cal South Pro+ ODP teams taking part in Semi-Finals matches this afternoon and early evening, six of those teams advanced to Monday morning’s (Jan. 10) Finals round: Girls 2005, Girls 2007, Girls 2008, Girls 2009, Boys 2007, and Boys 2008.
Day 3 Morning Recap: Cal South won all nine games in which its teams played this morning, leaving them with a record of 26 wins, 1 draw, and 2 losses collectively through the first three days of competition. Nine of Cal South’s ten teams have landed in the Semi-Finals round.
Day 2 Action: Cal South Pro+ ODP teams went a combined 9-2 in Day 2 of Pool Play matches. Thus far through the first 2 days of Pool Play, Cal South has scored 114 goals against their opponent’s 12 goals in 20 matches overall.
Day 1 Action: Through Friday’s opening day of Age Group Pool Play, the nine Cal South teams that competed went a combined 8 wins and 1 draw against 0 losses. (The tenth Cal South team in the event – Boys 2009 U13 – took part in a scrimmage practice match against local club competition that does not count in the standings.)
Scores and matchups for the rest of the event, including the Semi-Finals and Finals matchups, can be found in the Scoreboard below, which will be continue to be updated as more games are completed. Keep checking back here at CalSouth.com for the latest on our teams.