Liga de Carbondale posts 1-0-1 record on opening day |

Liga de Carbondale posts 1-0-1 record on opening day

Local soccer team Liga de Carbondale finished the first day of play at the Colorado Mountain Cup soccer tournament with a 1-0-1 record and tied for first in their division of pool play.

Liga de Carbondale opened the morning at Gates Soccer Fields with a 1-0 victory over the Denver Kickers and tied the Rovers, another Denver team 1-1 in the afternoon game. The Rovers are tied with Liga in Group I with 12 points after beating Monarcas, out of Fort Collins, 1-0 in the morning.

The Kickers and Monarcas both have five points in Group I and tied 2-2 in their head-to-head game.

In group II, Pepi’s Vail is undefeated with wins over Saprissa (2-0) and FC Littleton (1-0). Saprissa is second with 10 points after beating Three Generations 4-0, followed by FC Littleton, which also netted a win over Three Generations (1-0).

On the women’s side, the Sopris Hot Shots, which moved to the Open class, is 0-1-1 after falling 2-0 to FC Littleton and tying Attitude 1-1. FC Littleton leads the women’s division with 17 points and a 2-0 record. It also defeated Vail 1-0. Vail, however, did notch a 3-1 win over Attitude and is third with nine points. Attitude is last in the Open class with five points.

In the Under-25 division, the Vipers sit first with a 2-0 record and 19 points, with the Blazes in second with eight points (1-1 record) and the PT’s in third with 2 points (0-2).

In coed competition, FC Littleton leads Group I with 16 points and Columbia is on top of Group II with 18 points. The scores are as follows: FC Littleton 1, Schnell 0; Disaster 0, Sting 0; Columbia 2, Boulder Jazz 1; Candlelight 2, Frazier Valley 0; Schnell 3, Disaster 2; FC Littleton 2, Sting 1; Columbia 5, Frazier Valley 0; and Boulder Jazz 3, Candlelight 2.

Pool play wraps up this morning. Championship and consolation games begin at 11 a.m.

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