Roaring Fork on track at Colorado Mtn. Cup
The Roaring Fork Soccer Club tore through the first day of the Colorado Mountain Cup adult tournament, posting victories over Saprissa and Rovers in the men’s gold division.
RFSC opened the tournament with a 5-0 shutout of Saprissa and followed that up with a 4-2 win against the Rovers. Roaring Fork’s 19 points is 12 better than any other team in Flight A of the gold division, which guarantees the squad a top seed in the semis regardless of its performance against Pepi’s of Vail in this morning’s final pool-play game.
In flight B of the gold division, FC Littleton defeated Liga de Carbondale 4-0 in its opener. Liga de Carbondale went on to tie Aspen United 1-all in the afternoon game.
In the men’s silver division, Monarcas was the only team to go through the first day undefeated. Monarcas downed D La Colonia 4-1, and Three Generations 3-2.
Colonia, which is made up of a number of former Glenwood Springs and area prep standouts, rebounded with a 4-0 shutout of Ocean Eleven in the afternoon. Ocean Eleven defeated Three Generations 5-1 earlier in the day.
In the coed division, another Littleton team is atop the heap and already ensured a spot in today’s semifinal round. FC Littleton downed Flash Candle Light 5-0 and Sting 3-1 for a total of 19 points. Glenwood United is second with 11 points thanks to a forfeit win and a 2-2 tie against Flash Candle Light.
CF Properties is undefeated in the women’s over-25 division with 3-2 and 6-1 wins over Blazes and Vertigo, respectively. CF leads the division with 18 points, followed by Blazes with 12, Vertigo with 11 and Leftovers has yet to score a goal in the tournament.
In the women’s open division, FC Littleton and Rebels have separated themselves from Vail and Attitude. FC Littleton, which hasn’t allowed a goal in its two games and have 20 points, while Rebels is also 2-0 with 18 points and just one goal allowed. The two squads face each other today in an 11 a.m. pool-play game.
The final pool-play action begins this morning at 8 a.m. with the coed, 9:30 a.m. with men’s gold and silver and 11 a.m. with women’s open and over-25. Third-place, semifinal and championship rounds are slated for the afternoon.
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